Gerald E. Tuite, 73, died Jan. 9 after a brief illness, surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Ann L (Mayer) Tuite, to whom he was married for 36 years. Born in Norwalk, Connecticut, he was the son of the late John R. and Madeline (Gilmore) Tuite.
Jerry was a graduate of Central Catholic High School in Norwalk, Connecticut, and Fairfield University. He worked at Hanscom Air Force Base in Bedford as a financial analyst for 41 years. Jerry retired 10 years ago and kept active with family, gardening, neighborhood poker games and local politics, including being on the Zoning Board of Appeals. His happiest place was home.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, John Tuite (Nicole Graham) of California, Elizabeth Tuite, Victoria Tuite and Nathan Tuite, all of Hopkinton, and Meredith Tuite (Chuck Torrisi) of Melrose. He also leaves his sister, Marie Muller and husband Bruce of Florida, his brother, Peter Tuite and wife Marcia of Florida, and his mother-in-law, Louise Mayer of Hopkinton. In addition, he leaves a long list of relatives in the Carver, Mayer, Tuite and Muller families.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, Jan. 14, at 10:30 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church, Hopkinton. Family and friends are welcome to gather at the Callanan Cronin Funeral Home prior to the Mass starting at 9:30 a.m for a walking procession to church. Calling hours at the funeral home are Thursday, Jan. 13, from 4-7 p.m. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Jerry’s name may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.