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“So sorry! He was a very nice man! Love to all! ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: Brenda Easter - Raynham, MA

“To the best father-in-law there could be. Pops, you welcomed me into the Hegarty family and I felt your warmth. You were always a loving grandfather...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Lauri Hegarty - Osterville, MA

“To all the HEGARTY family from Jim and Sandra PiverDear Joanne:You know how much we loved Gerry. Jim says he was one of the funniest guys he ever...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Sandra and Jim Piver - MA

“Mr. Hegarty,Sir, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country when you served with the U.S. Army during the...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Mike Casey(former Ma resident) - TX

“Rest In Peace Pops! I love you forever. Cheers to your amazing life, until we meet again ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: cailey jackson - easton, MA

“In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always. ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Beth & - Friend

“Hi Jerry, sorry to hear about your Dad. Hope all is well with you and the family. Bay ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: John E. Beinoras - Gilford, NH

“May God Bless you dear Gerry. Former nurse, Copley at Stoughton ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Janet Ormond-Curran - Stoughton, MA

“Big Daddy: It is only appropriate that # 1 would lead it off again. From Chestnut Hill ( the first time ) to Portland to Augusta back to Portland to...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Jeremiah Hegarty - Osterville, MA

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EASTON---Gerald R. Hegarty, 84, a resident of Easton for the past 20 years, formerly of West Bridgewater passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at Copley at Stoughton after a long illness. He was the loving husband of Joanne E. (Cronin) Hegarty for 62 years.

Born and raised in Portland, Maine, a son of the late Daniel A. and Antoinette M. (Leclerc) Hegarty, he was named baby of the year in 1935 in the Portland paper.

A veteran of the US Army, he served as an SP3 during the Korean War and was honorably discharged.

Gerald received a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration form Boston College.
He was employed as a sales executive in the food industry and was employed by Schreiber Foods of Wisconsin.

Devoted to his family, he enjoyed spending winters in Jupiter, FL., and his hobbies included reading, sports and dog racing.

The family would like to that thank the Copley at Stoughton nursing home for befriending Gerry for that last 12 years. He felt safe and he felt loved. To each person who ever worked with Gerry, you will always be in our prayers.

In addition to his wife Joanne, he is survived by his children, Jeremiah J. Hegarty and his wife Lauri of Osterville, Daniel S. Hegarty of Easton, Kathleen S. DeLuca and her husband David of Williston, VT., Colleen S. Jackson and her husband of Brian,
Maureen S. Bosse and her husband Michael of Easton and Michael P. Hegarty and his wife Rebecca of Edgartown; two sisters, Jean Moran of Windsor Locke, CT and Eileen Munroe of Westbrook, ME.; sixteen grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was also the brother of the late Constance Campbell.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours on Saturday morning from 9: 00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in Kane Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 605 Washington Street (Rte.138) Easton followed by a funeral Mass in the Holy Cross Church, 225 Purchase Street, Easton, at Noon. Interment will follow in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Easton. In lieu of flowers donations in Gerald's memory may be sent to the Jimmy Fund/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, PO Box 849168, Boston, MA. 02284-9168 For directions or condolences visit