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Gerald R. Downey

August 26, 1953 ~ June 19, 2017 (age 63)

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Calling Hours
June 21, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Pickering & Son Westborough Funeral Home
62 W. Main Street
Westborough, MA 01581

Funeral Mass
June 22, 2017

10:30 AM
St. Luke the Evangelist Church
70 West Main St.
Westborough, MA 01581


Gerald R. Downey, 63, of Westborough, passed away on Monday, June 19, 2017 at home. He was the husband of Dawn M. (Bissonnette) Downey.

Born in Marlborough, he is the son of Virginia (Berthiaume) Downey of Marlborough and the late Robert Downey. He was raised and educated in Marlborough and was a graduate of Marlborough High School.

Gerald was a self-employed carpenter owning Gerry’s Cabinetry in Westborough. He was a communicant of St. Luke the Evangelist Church, was a member of the Sons of the AMVETS, a member of the Moose Lodge in Marlborough and was an avid golfer.

In addition to his wife and mother he is survived by one daughter, Nicole M. Downey of Westborough; two brothers, Kerry Downey of Marlborough and David Downey of Bellingham; two sisters, Paula Donahue of Falmouth and Kathleen Espirito of Marlborough; one granddaughter, Isabella Downey and many nieces and nephews.

His funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, June 22, at 10:30 A.M. in St. Luke the Evangelist Church, 70 West Main St., Westborough. Burial will follow in St. Luke’s Cemetery.

Calling hours at the David A. Pickering Westborough Funeral Home, 62 West Main St., Westborough, are Wednesday, June 21, from 4 to 7 P.M.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Colon Cancer Alliance, 1025 Vermont Ave., NW. Suite 1066, Washington, DC 20005

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