Gerard Bolger (1951-2011)


Gerard Bolger of Mamaroneck passed away on January 6, 2012. He was 60 years old.

Jerry was born in New York City on August 6, 1951 to Eugene and Winifred (Hopkin) Bolger. He worked as a driver for 7-Up for over twenty years and later as a member of Local 79 in the construction trade. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Alice (Karamichael), married in 1974. In addition to his wife he is also survived by daughters Shannon Bolger, Jennifer Cangianni (husband Silvio) and Lindsey Bolger; his siblings Richard Bolger (Ann), Carol Ruddy (James) and the late Eugene Bolger. He was the devoted grandfather of Francesca Cangianni, son-in-law to Katherine Karamichael and had many adoring nieces and nephews.

He will be remembered for his incredible strength, utmost dedication to his family and his sense of humor. Reposing on Monday from 2 to 4& 7 to 9 at Coxe and Graziano Funeral Home: 767 East Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck. Funeral Mass: Tuesday 10 a.m. at Resurrection R.C. Church followed by interment at Greenwood Union. For more information or to place an online condolence, go to In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Jerry’s name to the American Liver Foundation, contact Becky Frank. The American Liver Foundation Home Office: 39 Broadway, Suite 2700, New York, NY 10006, (212) 668-100

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