ASHLAND – Gerald Anthony Borelli, 82, from Ashland died on Saturday, December 25, 2021, at his home surrounded by his family.
Born in Framingham, he was the son of the late Frederick and Louise (Bianchino) Borelli.
Beloved husband of the late Suzanne (Griffin) Borelli for 54 years.
Longtime residents of Ashland, Gerry and his wife Sue have owned and operated Weld Rite Inc. of Ashland for many years.
Mr. Borelli served his country honorably in the United States Army from 1962 to 1964.
He is survived by four children, Yvonne Borelli-Chace and her husband Bob; Jay Borelli; Patrick Borelli and his wife Whitnie Bennion; and Daniel Borelli and his wife Anna; nine grandchildren; Griffin, Francessca, Jacqueline, Nicholas, Vincenzo, Rosili, Joseph, Vera and Isabella, two great-grandchildren, Rose and Ruby, and two siblings, Frederick Borelli and his wife Maxine of Milford, MA, and Donna Smith of Sandy Springs, GEORGIA.
A Christian burial mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, January 11 at 9 a.m. in St. Cecilia Parish, 54 Esty Street in Ashland, with burial to follow at Wildwood Cemetery in Ashland.
There are no calling hours.
Arrangements by Matarese Funeral Home in Ashland.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Stray Pets In Need, PO Box # 812143, Wellesley, MA. 02482. http://straypetsinneed.org