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Gerald W. Scully

March 3, 2015

Gerald W. Scully, 81, Milford, CT, formerly of Hamden, CT, passed away March 3, 2015.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Agnes Church, Merwin Ave., Milford, CT on Friday March 13th at 11am. There will be no calling hours. A mass at St. Mary's Church, Clayton will be announced and arrangements are entrusted with Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Clayton, NY.

Gerald was born in Watertown, NY on July 16, 1933, son of Earl G. and Dorothy H. Barrett Scully. He graduated from Watertown High School and attended a college in Canton, NY. He served in the US Air Force from 1953 - 1957, during the Korean Conflict, and was honorably discharged as an Airman 1st Class.

On August 16, 1958 he married Mary Therese O'Riley at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church in Watertown, NY.

He was a construction supervisor for Purcell Associates, Glastonbury, CT for sixteen years, retiring in 1995. He supervised many major projects throughout Connecticut, including; the new athletic facilities at the University of Connecticut campus, and the Lordship Seawall in Stratford.

His hobbies included; Amateur radio, fishing, and yearly camping trips with family.

He was a member of American Legions in Watertown and Clayton, NY, Hamden and Milford, CT and Zephyrhills, FL.

Besides his wife, M. Therese, he is survived by his four children, Michael J., Daniel P. and wife Jeanne, Sandra G. Barna, and Gerald E. and wife Sharyn, nine grandchildren and two great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. His parents and brother, Edward W., died before him.

Donations in his name may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project or ALS Association.

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#6 JudySeymour Woodruff 2015-04-10 23:46
Therese and Family, I was very sad to read about Gerry's passing. I hadn't seen him in a long time but always felt close to him. Please let me know when the service in Clayton will be, Donna and I want to be sure to be there. With our deepest sympathy, Judy and Clarence, and Donna and Russ
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#5 Coleman Walsh Jr. 2015-03-13 13:30
Therese and Family,
I was saddened to read that Gerry had passed. I had the pleasure of working with Gerry at Purcell Associates on a highway project in Westport, CT and then on the Harry Gampel UCONN basketball arena with both Gerry and Therese. I truly enjoyed Gerry's humor and easy going manner. He was always fair but firm. I will remember him forever and may he rest in peace !
Coleman Walsh Jr.
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#4 Susan and Skip Lance 2015-03-12 14:53
We both work with Gerry at Wooster Middle School in Ct and have never met Mr. Scully. His son is a testimonial to him as he is a wonderful and caring man. Condolences to all of the family. Rest in Peace, Mr. Scully Susan and Skip Lance
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#3 Gary Frankel 2015-03-09 11:59
To the Scully family. I am so sorry to hear of Mr Scully's (that is what I always respectfully called him) passing. In the pass several years, I have had the pleasure of running into Mr and Mrs Scully around town and I was ALWAYS met with the utmost kindness. Tremendously sad news for anyone who has ever been associated with the Scully family. My heartfelt condolences
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#2 Luci Chritz 2015-03-06 10:14
To the Scully family. I am so thankful I was able to spend some time with Gerry. Although it was short, I was able to enjoy the twinkle in his eye when he told an Air Force story, or a funny joke. He seemed like he had an adventurous spirit. I wish I had known him longer. My heart and prayers go out to all of you.
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#1 Nancy ORiley 2015-03-05 15:56
Dear Aunt Therese and Family, We are so sorry to hear of Uncle Gerry's passing. We admired his wonderful sense of humor, fun-loving gentle ways with family and his love for music. He will always be remembered fondly as a wonderful spirit!
You are are all in our thoughts and prayers. With love and sympathy, Nancy Mark and Jennifer Casellini
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