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June L. (Gerry) Gagner
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“Theresa I am so sorry for the loss of your Mom. I met her when she use to bring Jordan down to Teddy Bear Day Care along time ago. We saw each other...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Kathy and Oliver Childress - MA

“Wonderful woman who I loved so very much ”
2 of 17 | Posted by: Jenn Ricciardone - Winchester, MA

“My Dearest Grandmother Moon I will always keep it simple My thoughts of you bring a smile to my heart Rest in Peace my Dear Friend ”
3 of 17 | Posted by: Chris Malta - Malden, MA - Friend

“Jim and family,We're so sorry for the loss of your mother. I'll always remember your mom with a sense of humor, warmth and a great personality. ...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Ann Lankarge - Whately, MA

“To June's family. I met June many many years ago. She taught my children how to bowl. I worked with her at Pioneer Medical System.she will be greatly...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Alice Geehan Hall - MELROSE, MA

“To June's family: You had a very special mother but you know that already.Other angel in heaven watching over you. Bless you and family ”
6 of 17 | Posted by: Elizabeth Higgins - Melrose, MA

“Grammy was a great person. We may have never spent much time together, but we made the most of it. Rest in peace. I can't wait to see you again. ”
7 of 17 | Posted by: Austin Gagner - Warren, MA

“June was a gentle soul who will be missed."Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints." - Psalm 116:15 ”
8 of 17 | Posted by: David Gerry - Salem, NH - Family

“Jim, Mary, Teresa,I'm so sorry for the your loss.June was the most kindest, loving person I had the pleasure to have known. Always a smile, I will...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Phyllis Kiklis - melrose, MA

“My thoughts and prayers are with Junes family on her passing i will miss her as she sat next to me at bingo and had a few laughs she will be missed...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Kathy Graham - Melrose, MA

“June was a rare gem, warm & loving. I'll always remember when I lived in Melrose as a single Mom. She would come by & lend a hand or an ear. God as a...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Nanette Dagnese - Wakefield, MA

“In 1990/1991 June bought a Desert Shield or Desert Storm commemorative doll. I was deployed during those operations and I don't think she knew it...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: Laurie Mullen - Friend

“The Nelson's will miss her smileys ”
13 of 17 | Posted by: David Nelson - Melrose, MA

“Knowing Jeep at a very young age, I knew of June, but never met her. I'am sure she was as a wonderful person as her brother Jeep. RIP June, I'am...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Karen Riley-Mutch - North Andover, MA

“Rest in Peace ”
15 of 17 | Posted by: Toni Ann Silvestro - Evergreen, CO

“The world will be a little sadder without your presence. You were always a welcoming and loving person. We all will miss your smiling face. ”
16 of 17 | Posted by: Robin Guertin - Nashua, NH

“The Gately Family and Staff wish to express our sincere sympathy to you. It is our hope that we may be able to make a difficult time more bearable....Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: John W. Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague


June L. (Gerry) Gagner, of Melrose, died peacefully on November 2, 2016 at the age of 73. June was born on November 28, 1942 in Stamford, CT to Elbridge T. & Winifred M. (Champion) Gerry. She was raised in Melrose and graduated from Melrose High School in 1960. June was a wonderful person. She was very personable and kind to everyone she met. She had a way of reaching people and was never judgmental. June had a very selfless attitude and always put others first. She enjoyed cooking for family and friends, and never missed bingo night at the Steele House in Melrose. June also loved knitting, and made many afghan blankets for family and friends over the years. She was an animal lover and all animals loved her back. June was very proud of her Native American heritage. Most importantly, she was very family oriented. It didn't matter where she was or what she was doing, if she was surrounded by her family then she was happy. Her family will remember her as a kind, warm person with a heart of gold. She will be greatly missed by all who had the privilege to know her. She was the loving mother of Mary Ducharme of Winchester, Theresa Gagner of Feeding Hills, and James Gagner Jr. & his wife Loren of Warren. Proud grandmother of Edward III, Nicholas, Jordan, Claire, Samuel, and Austin. Survived by her twin brother Gene "Jeep" Gerry & his wife Lorraine of Tewksbury, and sister-in-law Barbara Gerry of VA. Sister of the late Elbridge "Fred" Gerry. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, and close friends. Visiting Hours will be held on Sunday, November 6, 2016 from 2-6 PM at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., Melrose. Relatives & friends are respectfully invited to attend. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to MSPCA-Angell, 350 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02130.