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Obituaries > CREMONESE, GERALD J.

Gerald J. Cremonese, beloved father and grandfather, passed away Thursday, April 28, 2011 at the age of 90. Gerald was born in Greensburg, Pennsylvania March 23, 1921. A longtime resident of Albuquerque, a World War II Veteran, he served in the United States Marine Corps. Gerald was a member of the Knights of Columbus and currently attended St. Joseph on the Rio Grande Catholic Church. Gerald was preceded in death by his wife Olive and his son, Guy Cremonese. He is survived by his children, Jerry Cremonese Jr. and wife Kim, Nadine Freese, Leanne Jiron, Nick Cremonese and wife Charlene; 15 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren, and other family members and friends who loved and will miss him. A Memorial Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Joseph on the Rio Grande Catholic Church, 5901 St. Josephs Ave. NW at Coors and St. Josephs on Tuesday May 3, 2011 at 9:00am. Burial will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery on the corner of Paseo Del Norte and Wyoming NE with U.S. Marine Corps Honors. Arrangements by Direct Funeral Services, 2919 4th ST. NW, Albuquerque.