Gerald Thomas Stapleton, Sr.

STAPLETON, Gerald Thomas, Sr., 84, of Roslindale, passed away surrounded by his loving family on March 24, 2020. Born May 17, 1935 in Chelsea Mass. to the late Leo J. Stapleton Sr. and Edna Gertrude (Post) Stapleton. Loving father of Steven Stapleton with whom he lived and was the caretaker,Karen Stapleton Gilmore of Roslindale, Paul Stapleton of West Roxbury, John (Petra) Stapleton of New Hampshire and Michael (Lisa) Stapleton of Norwood. He is survived by a brother, Ronald, of Westwood, and a sister, Dianne Holman, of Wilmington. He was preceded in death by four brothers: Leo J. Jr., Richard, James, and Thomas; and three sisters: Virginia Goff, Edna Tarris, and Nancy Kaufman. Beloved husband of the late Elaine (Zeno). He was preceded in death by two daughters, Jeanine Marie and Joan Stapleton, and a son, Gerald Thomas Stapleton Jr. Cherished grandfather of Lauren, Leigh, and Melissa; Alanna, Paul, and Roisin; Abby; Meeghan and Thomas; and Michael and Joseph. He is also survived by seven great-grandchildren, as well as two sisters-in-law, Joan Zeno of Roslindale, and Valerie Holmes Dooley of Newport Beach, Cal. Because of the current health crisis, the family has decided that the visitation and funeral will be private. A celebration of Gerald’s life will occur at a later date. For directions and guestbook, please visit:
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