Gerald DeMarmels

20 Jul 2020 | 02:18

Gerald “Jerry” DeMarmels, a lifetime resident of Warwick, passed away after a long illness on Monday, July 20, 2020. He was 71 years old.

Born on Nov. 3, 1948, he was one of five children of Bridget and Albert DeMarmels.

Jerry was the General Manager of the Grand Union in Warwick.

Jerry enjoyed going to car shows, especially with his 1966 Mustang. When he wasn’t doing something on the cars, his favorite pastime was gardening.

Active in the community, Jerry was a member of the Knights of Columbus as well as a former 4H leader in Warwick.

Gerald is survived by his wife of 48 years, Antonia (nee Amore); son Gerald DeMarmels and his wife Vanessa of West Caldwell, N.J.; daughter Kristin DeMarmels of Ft. Myers, Fla,; and son, Brian DeMarmels and his wife Donna of Warwick; sister Marie DeMarmels; brothers Pete DeMarmels and his wife Darlene and Michael DeMarmels and his wife Carolyn, all of Warwick; Loving PopPop to his three grandchildren: Katherine, Meghan and Brian; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Albert DeMarmels.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the American Kidney Fund, 11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20852 or Warwick Ambulance, P.O. Box 315, Warwick, NY 10990.

Visitation was held July 23 at Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 17 Oakland Ave., Warwick.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated July 24 at St. Stephen RC Church, 75 Sanfordville Road, Warwick.

Interment followed the mass in St. Stephen’s Cemetery.

Arrangements have been made by Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home. To send an online condolence, please visit www.lsvpmemorialhome.com.