Gerard J. Bergeron, 84, of Orlando, Florida, passed away on September 9, 2018.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Michael and Mary Bergeron.
He is survived by his wife, Claire Bergeron, of Orlando, FL. He is also survived by his two sisters, Claire Minteer, and Jeannette (Richard) Hubbert, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
He had a passion for sports - he loved hockey, baseball softball, bowling, and skiing. He enjoyed hunting and fishing as well. In his later years, golf became his passion. He was a former Exalted Ruler of the Elks, he was a fourth degree knight in the Knights of Columbus, and a member of the American Legion.
He served in the United States Navy during the Korean War, aboard the destroyer, the USS Forest Royal. He left Newport, Rhode Island, and went on a world cruise. After the Korean War, he worked for Electric Boat, in Groton, Connecticut for 34 years.
A memorial service will be held at the Blessed Trinity Catholic Church, on October 6, 2018 at 11:00am. A reception will follow at Watercress.