Mr. Gerald R. “Jerry” Wiggin, age 71, died in St. Petersburg, FL, March 21, 2012 after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Stoneham, Jerry was the devoted son of the late Dorothy (Bradley) & Arthur W. Wiggin Sr.
Jerry was raised in Woburn. He graduated from Woburn High School, class of 1958. He was employed at Woburn Ceramics Distributors of Woburn and NEBS Inc, of Townsend, MA, retiring after 22 years. Jerry was an avid bowler. He formed his own team and bowled competitively with leagues in Florida. After 18 years of sobriety, Jerry was a firm believer in the AA program and inspired many to their recovery just by saying “Hello, my name is Jerry and welcome”.
Jerry is survived by Leo Lavallee, his partner of 40 years. Brother of Carole Charlantini of Epson, NH, Donna Grace and her husband Steven of Salem, NH and the late Arthur W. Wiggin Jr. Also survived by his nieces, nephews and cousins.
A funeral service will be held in the McLaughlin-Dello Russo Funeral Home. 60 Pleasant St. WOBURN, Monday March 26th at 10 AM. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Monday morning 8 AM to 10 AM. Services will conclude with burial at Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn
It has been requested that in lieu of flowers memorial contributions be made in Jerry’s name to Cancercare, 275 Seventh Ave. New York, NY 10001. www.cancercarecopay.org
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