OBITUARY

Kenneth Gerrish

February 12, 1933November 15, 2011

Kenneth R. Gerrish, "Ken," age 78, of Somerset, passed away Tuesday, November 15, 2011 in Charlton Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of Beatrice M. (Parent) Gerrish to whom he has been married for the past 24 years.

Born in Brunswick, Maine, a son of the late Clarence Gerrish and Mary L. (Labbe) Lamont, he lived in Brockton, South Easton, and Norton before moving to Somerset five years ago.

A Veteran of the United States Army, he served as Corporal, and was a recipient of the Korean Service Medal with two Bronze Stars, a United Nations Medal, and a National Defense Service Medal, during the Korean War. He was a Mechanic and owned and operated gas stations in the Brockton area. He was Head of Security for the Foxboro Company in East Bridgewater for many years before retiring in 1992. He enjoyed cooking, golfing, singing, and most of all spending time with his family.

In addition to his wife he is survived by five children; Sandra Robitaille and her husband Raymond of Skowhegan, ME, Bryan O' Brien of Myrtle Beach, SC, Kathleen Fedele and her husband Ronald of East Bridgewater, MA, Donald Yarletts Jr. of Brockton, MA and Toni-Jean Gadry and her husband Roger of Swansea, four siblings; Mary Morang of Brunswick, ME, Roger Gerrish Col. US Air Force Ret. and his wife Joan of Austin, TX, Corrine Minor and her husband John of Sacramento, CA, and Clarence Gerrish Jr. of DE. He had fifteen grandchildren, Alan, John, Jeremy, Amber, Joshua, Shawn, Rebekah, Brandy, Ashley-Jean, Micheal, James, Lindsey, Kasey, Jason, and Jonathan; as well as eight great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

His Memorial service will be held December 5, 2011 from 11:00AM to 1:00PM in the Congregational Christian Church of Somerset United Church of Christ 1411 County Street, Somerset Massachusetts 02726. Please join us

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Kenneth Gerrish

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November 24, 2011

Gobble Gooble!!

Jeannie Potts

November 22, 2011

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Share your memories and he will be with you always. XO Randy, Jeannie and Becky

November 20, 2011

Bea and family,

Our sincere condolences in the loss of a great guy. Always in our hearts,

Steve and Rhonda

November 20, 2011

Bea and family,

You are in our thoughts and prayers. Our sincere comdolences in the loss of Ken.

Love,
Steve and Rhonda

Addison Sellers

November 19, 2011

Jennifer Leigh Ferron-Gadry-Franco

November 19, 2011

Gramps were going to miss you so much. But I know your going to be watching down on all of us. Love and miss you.

Leanne Yarletts

November 19, 2011

When I think of you I think of Pot roast dinners ... saturdays shopping and precious memories of time spent together. I am truely a better woman for having you in my life. Love to you always
Leanne and family

Roger Gadry

November 18, 2011

Ken thanks for being a friend and father-in law and accepting me to the family you will be missed but not forgotten for every time I bbq on the grill I will think of you.

James Franco IV

November 18, 2011

Grampa i will never forget you coming to my baseball games and being so concerned when for some reason i never learned it was a bad idea to ride my bike off of walls. Im glad i got to set up your internet and so many other things.

Joe and Charlotte Palko

November 18, 2011

So sorry to hear of your loss. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. I will always remember the lobster bisque we shared in New Hampshire. Our love to you. Joe and Charlotte