Greece: Peacefully passed away on May 29, 2019 at the age of 93. Jerry is predeceased by his wife, Josephine Taddeo; parents, Gennaro & Katherine; five brothers & three sisters. He is survived by his children, Gerald C. (Diane) Taddeo, Gail (Stephen) Plucknette & Diane (Ted) Marello; grandchildren, Lisa (Jeff) Tuttle, Julie (Steve) Tortora, Joel (Sarah Basta) Taddeo, Stephanie (Anthony) Taccone, Lindsay Plucknette, Jason (Tara) Marello, Jessica (Steve) Taccone; great-grandchildren, Madison, Zachary, Avery, Dominic, Mia Bella, Carina, Ethan James, Jaelyn Rose; several nieces and nephews; dear friend, George Orlando.
Jerry's Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, June 4, 10:30 am at St. John the Evangelist Church, 2400 West Ridge Road. His interment will follow in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Donations may be sent to the National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd St, New York NY 10016 or the American Heart Association, PO Box 3049, Syracuse, NY 13220-3049 in Jerry's memory.