Gerald Rory Byrne
1943 - 2021
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Gerald Rory Byrne

Mamaroneck - Gerald Rory Byrne, longtime resident of Mamaroneck, NY passed away Monday, February 22nd, 2021 at the age of 77. He was born April 24th, 1943 in Manhattan (NY) to Paul and Barbara Byrne. He devoted much of his life to public service. Gerald served in the United States Marine Corp from 1961-1966. Following that, he was a Volunteer Firefighter with the Village of Mamaroneck for 32 years. He spent his professional career as a chef and chef instructor, most notably teaching culinary arts at the Culinary Institute of America, The French Culinary Institute and various other secondary institutions. He is survived by his 6 children, Hayden C. Byrne, Colin M. Byrne, Justin Byrne, Marlin B. Byrne, Meghan B. Avelluto, Andrea K. Byrne-Deans and his sister, Ellen B. Byrne and brother Anthony Byrne. He was a loving grandfather to Connor, Logan, Brendon, Rory, Dylan, Juliana, Ottavia, Isabella and Riley. A wake will be held at Coxe & Graziano Funeral Home (Mamaroneck, NY) on Friday, February 26th from 4-8pm and a funeral service will be held at St Gregory the Great Church (Harrison, NY) on Saturday, February 27th at 11am. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the ASPCA to honor his love for his dogs (Watson and Lucy). For more information or to place an online condolence

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Published in The Journal News from Feb. 24 to Feb. 25, 2021.
Funeral service
11:00 AM
St Gregory the Great Church
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March 1, 2021
It was a long time ago..elementary school...class of 1957. Gerald to the nuns. Gerry to the rest of us. The news of Gerry’s passing and the wonderful life he lived reminds me not to take any moment or anyone for granted. If only we knew then what we know now...
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