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Gerald J. Gaimo`

March 4, 1949 ~ November 18, 2023 (age 74) 74 Years Old

Gerald Gaimo` Obituary

Gerald J Gaimo Sr. passed away on Saturday November 18th 2023. He was born on March 4th 1949 in Jersey City NJ.  He was the fourth of five siblings born to the late Francis Gaimo and Margaret (nee-Livesey). He is pre-deceased by his sister, Margaret (Peggy) Hanke, and his older brother Frank and twin brother Gerard. He is survived by his loving wife, Sally, son Gerry Jr and his wife Dawn, daughter Jennifer and her husband Daniel Allen, five grandchildren, Alicia, Daniella, Ryan, Gabriella and Jayson, his brother younger Richard Gaimo and his wife Ann and many nephews and nieces.

He was a Vietnam Veteran and Purple Heart recipient who proudly served his country in the United States Army from 1968-1971. He deployed to Vietnam with the 82nd Airborne and with Americal 23rd Infantry Division, and was tasked with supporting many of the fire support bases throughout the country.

He was a lifelong resident of Bogota Nj and a parishioner of St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church. He was an active Senior Advice Commander of the Bogota VFW Post 5561 and active supporter of the Bogota Junior Police Academy.

He was currently employed by FSR of Woodland Park NJ as a Technical Support Engineer.

He loved his family, friends, pets and his country more than anything.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to one of the following Veterans Groups :

Bogota VFW Post 5561 

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Memorial Visitation
November 24, 2023

4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Petrik Funeral Home
140 Palisade Ave.
Bogota, NJ 07603

Memorial Mass
November 25, 2023

11:30 AM
St. Joseph s RC Church (Bogota)


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