Gerald W. Cloran

August 20, 1928January 8, 2013

Mr. Gerald W. Cloran, age 84, of Lynn, died Tuesday morning in a local nursing home after a lengthy illness. He was the beloved husband of the late Carol (Cameron) Cloran. Born in Swampscott, Gerald was the son of the late Helen E. Cloran. He attended Lynn Schools and was a graduate of Lynn English High School Class of 1946. He enlisted in the United States Army and proudly served his country during the Korean Conflict. Prior to his retirement in 1993, Gerald was employed at Head Custodian for the City of Lynn and had previously worked for many years as a woodworker in East Boston. He was a communicant of St. Pius V Church and Holy Family Church. Gerald enjoyed bowling and was an avid Boston sports fan. He leaves his children, Elaine Cecchinelli and James Cloran and his wife Linda all of Lynn. He is also survived by three grandchildren, Alex and Gia Cecchinelli and Damian Cloran and several nieces and nephews. He was the father of the late Kevin Cloran and brother to the late Fran and Katherine Cloran. Gerald’s Funeral will be held from the CUFFE-MCGINN FUNERAL HOME, 157 Maple St. Lynn on Friday at 12:00PM followed by a Funeral Mass in the Holy Family Church at 1:00PM. Relatives and friends invited. Interment Saint Joseph’s Cemetery. Visitation prior to Mass beginning at 12:00PM.



  • Visitation Friday, January 11, 2013
  • Funeral Mass Friday, January 11, 2013


  • Burial

Gerald W. Cloran

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December 28, 2013

So sorry to hear of Gerald's passing. I have moved to Seaport Landing in Lynn after my husband died and had no idea that Gerald passed away. Please accept my apologies and sympathy. Sheila Krikorian

linda cloran

January 11, 2013

we cannot believe you left us so suddenly, our hearts are broken, we will miss your spirit and quick wit. You always had a great comeback when we would tease you! You are our guardian angel now..Please watch over Jim. We have been talking all day about the funny things you would say to us, no matter what you had a smile and the picture of the four generations of Cloran's says it all, your family was so important to you..we will always remember the good times and we will treasure them. Give grammie a hug from all of us, love you always JIm and Linda

Damien and Jamie Cloran

January 10, 2013

We miss you grampie. Hope you with Grammie and looking down on everyone.
Damien, Jamie, Pyper, Cameron, malekai, and Sera

January 9, 2013

To the Cloran Family
Sending your family our thoughts and prayers in this time of sorrow. I know that Uncle Gerald is in heaven with Aunt Carol and the rest ofthe clorans.
we will all see him again one day.
From Jack, Patricia Cloran, Melissa C Parker , Cristina C Flippin
and the rest of the Francis j Cloran family
593 Ustler Rd, Apopka Fla

Damaris Martinez

January 9, 2013

Linda and Family my deepest condolences for you and your family during this difficult time

Robert Amerault

January 9, 2013

Mr. Cloran RIP I was a classmate of your late son Kevin.
Robert H. Amerault
Angeles City, Philippines...

The Staff of Cuffe McGinn Funeral Home

January 8, 2013

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.