Gerald Allain

  • Born: March 24, 1945
  • Died: July 4, 2021
  • Location: Waltham, Massachusetts

Joyce Funeral Home

245 Main Street
Waltham, MA 02453

mail@joycefuneralhome.com
Tel. (781) 894-2895

Tribute & Message From The Family


Message From The Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to Gerry by adding your memories and photos.

Mr. Gerald Allain, of Waltham, died unexpectedly on Sunday, July 4, 2021 in Lahey Medical Center in Burlington after being stricken ill at home. He was 76.

Gerald was born in St. John, New Brunswick, Canada a son of the late Aurele Allain and Lydia (Lecouteur) Allain and step-son of the late Gerard Allain. He immigrated to the United States in 1964 settling in Waltham. He married Emelia M. Henrie on May 1, 1965 in their native Canada.

He worked as a carpenter for Union Local # 40 and then became a truck driver for Warner Enterprises. Gerry was always one to keep busy and maintained working on small projects for family, friends and customers.

Gerry loved working with wood, travelling especially back to Canada, music and enjoyed the company of family and friends. He was an active member and volunteer at Sacred Heart Church, a member of the St. Francis of the Sacred Heart Knights of Columbus Council # 14091 and the French American Club in Waltham.

In addition to his wife of 56 years, he leaves his daughter, Renee Allain of Waltham; his siblings, Leo Paul Allain of Bouctouche, N.B., Canada, Doris Corns of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Jeannette Maillet of St. Anne, N.B., Canada, Imelda Allain of Bouctouche, N.B. Canada and the late Larry, Roger Allain, Bernard, and Desire 'Danny' Allain; many nieces & nephews.

Family and friends will honor and remember Gerald's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Thursday, July 15th from 3 to 6 p.m. and again at 9 a.m. on Friday morning before leaving in procession to Sacred Heart Church, 311 River Street, Waltham where his Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Mount Feake Cemetery.

Memorials in Gerry's name may be made to Opportunities for Inclusion, Inc. | 56 Chestnut Street | Waltham, Massachusetts 02453 www.oppsforinclusion.org or Work Community Independence, 610 Lincoln Street, Suite 120, North Bldg., Waltham, MA 02451. (wearewci.org)

Those wishing to view Gerry's Funeral Mass may do so via this link: https://my.gather.app/remember/gerald-allain