Gerald Daly
1940 - 2020
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Gerald J. Daly, Esq.
Gerald J. Daly, Esq., 80, of Danbury, husband of Carol (Ullrich) Daly, died surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, November 8, 2020, at his home.
Affectionately known as "Jerry", he was born in Yonkers, NY, on October 24, 1940, a son of the late Jeremiah A. and Bernice (Kroll) Daly. He attended St. Denis Parochial School of South Yonkers until 1955 when the Daly family relocated to Danbury. He graduated from Danbury High School with the Class of 1958, graduated from the University of Connecticut in 1962 with a B.S. degree in Accounting. He joined the United States Air Force in January of 1963 and while serving in Germany he entered a Master's Program with the University of Southern California and received a Masters of Aerospace Operations Management in 1967.
Upon leaving the United States Air Force in 1969, he attended Fordham University School of Law graduating with a Juris Doctorate Degree in 1972. He was admitted to the State of CT Bar that year and proceeded to work as a staff attorney under Theodore A. Gemza. He continued to be associated with Attorney Gemza becoming a partner in the said firm until the retirement of Attorney Gemza. Since that date, he has practiced as a sole practitioner until his retirement.
Mr. Daly served as a Member of the Board of Directors of the CT Attorneys Title Insurance Company for a number of years. He also served as a member and Chairman of the Tarrywile Park Authority for 19 years. He was an active member of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church of Danbury where he served as a trustee and was a recipient of the St. Augustine Medal instituted by Archbishop William E. Lori, then Bishop of Bridgeport, to recognize the "unsung heroes" who unselfishly give of their time and talents to develop and sustain parish communities. He was an avid UCONN Ladies Basketball fan and enjoyed taking long country "roads less traveled" car trips. He will be sorely missed.
In addition to his wife Carol of 46 years, Mr. Daly is survived by a daughter, Christine F. Saudo and her husband, Justin, and their children, Connor, Kasey, and Kaitlyn of Apex, NC; a sister, Bernice Willson and her husband William of Thousand Oaks, CA; sister and brother in law, Jack and Frances Flynn of Danbury, sister-in-law Dodi Daly of Ruppert, VT and brother-in-law, Charles Ullrich of Newtown, CT and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, cousins, colleagues and many friends. In addition to his parents, Mr. Daly was predeceased by a brother, William A. Daly.
A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Friday, November 13, 2020, at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Danbury. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the funeral mass will be private. To view the funeral mass live stream, please visit the Sacred Heart Parish YouTube page at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoPHw1P-Yjywvjbtp7kpKpQ?view_as=subscriber
Graveside funeral services and burial will take place on Friday, November 13, 2020, at 11:30 a.m. in Section 19 of St. Peter Cemetery, Danbury. Social distancing and facial coverings are required for those in attendance. Contributions in Jerry's memory may be made to Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 46 Stone St., Danbury 06810 or Regional Hospice and Palliative Care of Western CT, 30 Milestone Rd., Danbury, CT 06810. Jowdy-Kane Funeral Home, Danbury is in care of funeral arrangements.



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Published in Danbury News Times from Nov. 9 to Nov. 10, 2020.
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November 17, 2020
Much sorrow but many memories. Days at the florist shop. The night of the fire behind you. How he helped Fred & i with our business. Much love to you.
S Grouse
Friend
November 14, 2020
Carol, I am so so sorry to hear about your husbands passing. May your hearts be filled with wonderful memories of times together.
Evelyn Miklaszewski Evagash
Friend
November 13, 2020
Sending prayers of strength for his family. I was lucky to meet Mr. Daly through my mother as well as working in the same building. I loved hearing stories about the grandkids and to see the joy in his eyes talking about them. Carol, my heart breaks for you but have faith that he is in a better place! Stay strong! ♥
Carrie Lucas & Family
Carrie Lucas
Friend
November 11, 2020
Sincere Love & Sympathy to the Daly Family. Friends with many of them I got to meet Mr. Daly & his wife several times over the years. He was always a kind family man! Wonderful people! Rest in Peace!
Jeanette
Friend
November 11, 2020
We’ve lost a kind and good man who helped countless people and always with patience and concern. My sympathy to Carol, Chrissy and their extended family. Rest In Peace Jerry.
Mary Sergi
Friend
November 11, 2020
RIP Attorney Daly
The Baldwin Family
Acquaintance
November 11, 2020
Jerry's life is impressive. We are extremely lucky to have known Jerry both professionally and socially for over 45 years. Few men are as giving and gracious. What began as rock solid professional advise, developed into a wonderful friendship with Jerry and Carol.

Don and Trudy Andrews
Don and Trudy Andrews
Friend
November 11, 2020
Carol, Chrissy, and Family, so very sorry to read about Gerry’s passing. He was a kind man with a heart of gold. A real family man. A good man. He loved to laugh too. How nice to live in a family with laughter! He was so proud of you Chrissy, and couldn’t wait to pull out the pictures of you and your babies every time we saw each other. That he loved his family so very much was written all over his face. God Bless and Rest In Peace Gerry.
Susan Berube
Friend
November 11, 2020
I am so grateful to have known this kind and gentle man.
Karin NeJame
November 10, 2020
Carol sorry to hear of your husbands passing...
Shirley Dratch Connors
Friend
November 10, 2020
Always a gentleman. I will miss you Gerry, always appreciated your visits to the bank and our chats about family, your service and old time Danbury memories. You are in my heart my friend. May God bless you and look over you. Love you. My heartfelt sympathies to his loved ones.
Steve Greenberg
Friend
November 10, 2020
So very sorry to hear of his passing . Prayers to the family
Gail Spencer
Friend
November 10, 2020
Katrina Otto Freier
November 9, 2020
Sad is not the word I want to linger on when I think about Gerry being gone. Grateful is so much more accurate and complete. Gerry helped my grandfather, my mother and then he helped my wife and me. He alway, always did this with huge kindness and simple, straightforward solid advice. Gerry placed friendship light years ahead of business. I will miss him tremendously. Sleep well, Gerry and, as always, thank you for everything.
Mark and Gillean Reinders
Friend
November 9, 2020
Carol and Family. So sorry to hear of Gerry’s passing. May he Rest In Peace. DHS 1958
Ed Keating
Classmate
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