Of Watertown, passed away on March 16, 2013 at home with his family. He was 88. Loving husband of Rose and the late Francesca. Beloved father of Giuseppina and her husband Franco of Scauri, Italy, Joseph and his wife Kathy of Newton, Massimo and his wife Sheila of Watertown. He was a loving grandfather, known as "Nonno" to six grandchildren, Assunta and her husband Anthony of Scauri, Italy, Gerardo, Michael of Newton, Francesca and Nicholas of Watertown, and his late grandson Alfredo (Camillo). The great grandfather of Matteo and Gaia. Stepfather of Mike and his wife Dawn, Paul and his fiancee Donna, Danny and his wife Christine. He is survived by his sister Maria of Scauri, Italy. He was predeceased by two brothers Angelo and Louis Zegarelli of Newton. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Born in Ausonia, Italy he immigrated with his family to the United States in 1971. He was the master artisan of both stone and brick masonry. As the owner of Gerardo Zegarelli and Sons, he brought his eye for designing and building to a number of satisfied customers. He loved working, growing his own tomatoes and spending time with his family. He will be forever missed. Funeral from the Nardone Funeral Home, 373 Main St., WATERTOWN, on Tuesday at 11:30 am followed by a 12:30 pm funeral Mass in St. Patrick Church in Watertown. Burial in Ridgelawn Cemetery. Visiting hours Monday 4 to 7 PM. In lieu of flowers please make donations in Gerardo's name to Joslin Diabetes Center, 1 Joslin Pl, Boston, MA 02215.
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