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“We're so sorry for your loss. Words cannot describe the anguish one goes through in such times. What's helped me personally is Revelation 22:3,4...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: John Martin

“We had the pleasure of knowing Gerry as a friend and next-door neighbor. Gerry was always in a good mood and excited to show you his most recent...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Lee Schmertzler - Wayland, MA

“Gerald and I started our relationship as Handyman and customer. I knew Gerry was special when our dog who barked at all strangers, not only did not...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Douglas Alden - Waltham, MA

“he was the guy to go to when needed anything, very talented , he will definitly be missed by all family and friends.,so sorry emelia and renne ”
4 of 14 | Posted by: valmond&edna henrie henrie - MA

“Nos plus sincères sympathies à Emélia et Renée, ainsi qu'à la famille Allain er Henri. Gérald était un homme...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Cécile LeBlanc - BOUCTOUCHE

“We are still trying come to grip with the fact that Gerald is gone to a better place. We are so sorry for your loss Emelia & Renee! We've witnessed...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Gerard & Georgia Allain - Canada

“Eric & I want to offer our sincere sympathies in the loss of your husband Emilie and your dad Renee. We met at the Bouctouche Farmers Market, Eric...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Marie & Eric Richard

“Our deepest condolences to Emelia and Renee. ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: George & Florine Allain

“Our sincere condolences Emilie and Renee. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. May Gerry rest in peace.Paul & Lucy Ryan ”
9 of 14 | Posted by: Paul & Lucy Ryan

“Emelia and Renee, my Deepest Sympathy to you both during these said times. Thoughts and prayers go out to you. Mom sends her condolences as well. ...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Gisele Bourgeois - Westminster, MA

“Emelia and Renee my heart is really torn. He was such a good man, a BIG BIG heart, caring and giving and always there to help. Heaven certainly...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Imelda Allain - Sister

“Emilia and Renee I was so sorry to hear on the passing of Gerry such sadness he was such a great person .Rest In peace .you will be greatly missed by...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Geraldine Allain - Nashua, NH

“Mes sinceres condoleances Emelia et Renee. ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Marguerite Melanson - Moncton

14 of 14 | Posted by: ROSELLA LEGER LEGER - NEW DURHAM, NH

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 or Work Community Independence, 610 Lincoln Street, Suite 120, North Bldg., Waltham, MA 02451. (

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Mount Feake Cemetery

203 Prospect Street Waltham, MA 02453