Obituary: Gerald Barry "Gerry" Cullen, 64, Danvers Native

Photo credit: Patch file photo.
Photo credit: Patch file photo.
Obituary from the Lyons Funeral Home:

Gerald Barry "Gerry" Cullen, died on Sunday February 23, 2014 at Frisbee Memorial Hospital. 

Gerry, longtime partner of Debra Forbes of Rochester, was raised in Danvers. He was the son of the late Walter and Catherine (Hartnett) Cullen. He was a graduate of St John’s Prep and attended Salem State University. 

He enjoyed playing darts, was on several North Shore teams and was President of the Minuteman Dart League. At the Prep he was an outstanding member of the hockey team. 

He worked for many years in the family business, Cullen Fuel. During the last few years, Gerry enjoyed his retirement by working in the yard tending his flowers and plants and creating a beautiful landscape. Along with his love of gardening Gerry was an avid fan of the Patriots, Red Sox, Celtics, and Bruins.

He is survived by his girlfriend Deb, his son Eric Cullen, and daughters Tammy King, Amy Geist and Nora Cullen, his brothers, Walter “Mike” and sister in law Darlene Cullen of Key West, FL, Thomas Cullen of Danvers, Peter and sister in law Yevgeniya Cullen of Danvers and his two sisters Trudy Cullen of Danvers and Cathy Gareri and brother in law Paul of Beverly. He is also survived by a large extended family of cousins, nieces, nephews and many grandchildren. He will be sadly missed. 

A celebration of Gerry’s life will be held at a later date. Donation in his memory may be made to the Danvers Historical Society, P.O. Box 381, Danvers, MA 01923.

To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Gerald B. Cullen please the funeral home's  Sympathy Store.


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