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Gerald R. Spears

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Saturday, October 13th from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) REVERE for Gerald R. Spears, who died following a long & debilitating illness on Tuesday, October 2nd at the Medford Rehabilitation & Nursing Center. His Memorial Funeral Service will be held following the visitation on Saturday, October 13th at 2:15 p.m., in the funeral home. Interment will be private.

“Jerry” lived most of his life in the Oak Island Section of Revere. He was a 1970 alumnus of Revere High School. Early on in his career, he worked Revere Beach as a clam digger and did exactly what he wanted to do and was most happy. Always interested in automobiles, he attended Auto Mechanics School & for the remainder of his working career, he worked for several of the local Auto Garages and Repair Centers. He was a long-time member of Revere’s “Broadsound Tuna Club”.

He is the beloved son of Ralph R. MacAllister, Sr. of Oak Island Revere & the late Denise E. (Botticelli) Spears-MacAllister. He is the dear brother to Darlene Best of Somerville, Muriel Spears of Provincetown, Beverly Dares & her husband, Al of Ossipee, New Hampshire, Timothy Spears & his wife, Diane of Davie, Florida, Denise E. MacAllister of Wakefield, Samuel R. MacAllister of Revere, Billy-Joe MacAllister of Chelmsford & the late Stephen Spears, E. Russell MacAllister, Ralph R. MacAllister, Jr. & Anthony P. MacAllister. He is also the loving father of Anthony, Marissa, Kara, Christopher, Kristen & Lisa. He leaves 9 Grandchildren as well & many nieces & nephews.


Visiting Hours

Saturday, October 13th from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Memorial Funeral Service

Saturday, October 13th at 2:15 p.m. in the funeral home


Will be Private

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.

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