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GERALD F. MINOR FAIRFAX/WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Gerald Francis "Jerry" Minor, 82, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, in West Palm Beach, Fla. He was born in Fairfax on Dec. 19, 1929, son of the late Arthur and Evon (Hoben) Minor. Jerry proudly served his country as a member of the U.S. Army. Jerry had also been a member of The Friendly Senior Citizens of Fairfax, a lifetime member of VFW Post 758, American Legion St. Albans, and honorary member of Florida Sheriffs Association. Jerry had owned and operated "Jerry's Barber Shop" for 20 years in West Arlington, Mass. Upon moving back to Fairfax in the late 70's, he opened "Minors Antique Shop" on Main Street until 1995, traded and collected antique cars and looked forward to attending car shows. His Excalibur car was his pride and joy and a treat to drive. During his retirement years, he worked in real estate development and enjoyed relaxing times fishing and playing shuffle board. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn (Greenwood) Minor of Fairfax/West Palm Beach, Fla.; a stepdaughter, Deanne Beaver and husband, Arden Beaver, of North Palm Beach, Fla.; three brothers, Shirley Minor and wife, Madeline, of Westford, Lee Minor and wife, Louise, of Fairfax, and David Minor and wife, Janet, of St. Albans; his sister-in-law, Margaret Minor of Fletcher; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Jerry was predeceased by his first wife, Agnes (Abdoo) Minor, whom he was married to from Sept. 4, 1954, until she passed away Aug. 7, 1995; two brothers, Carlton Minor and Wallace Minor; his sister, Ilene Drinkwine; his sister, Harriet Wells of Underhill; and his favorite nephews, Alan Minor, Mike (Richard) Bacon, and favorite niece, Annette Minor Tefft. Visiting hours will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, with Father Feltz offering a prayer service at 5 p.m. at A.W. Rich Funeral Home - Fairfax Chapel, 1176 Main St., Fairfax, VT 05454. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, at 11 a.m. at St. Luke Church, with Reverend John G. Feltz and Revered Soosai Raj concelebrating. Burial will follow in the family lot in the St. Luke's Cemetery, where full military honors will be accorded. Memorial contributions in Jerry's memory may be made to the , 55 Day Lane, Williston, VT 05495; Fairfax Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 228, Fairfax, VT 05454; or the Fairfax Volunteer Fire Dept., P.O. Box 14, Fairfax, VT 05454. The family invites you to share your memories and online condolences by visiting

Published in The Burlington Free Press on Nov. 27, 2012
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