Gerald Michael Devlin
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Gerald Michael Devlin
  • December 25, 1928 - December 28, 2017
  • Gilbert, Arizona

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Gerald "Gerry" M. Devlin, 89, while being cared for in Chandler, AZ, previously of Louisville, KY and Bernardsville, NJ, passed away peacefully on December 28, 2017 at Lighthouse Manor under the care of Hospice Promise after several years of battling Alzheimer's disease. He was born December 25, 1928 in New Jersey to the late Leonard and Catherine (McAlister) Devlin, both immigrants from Ireland and of Martinsville, NJ. Gerry served in the United States Air Force from 1948-1950. Gerry married the love of his life, the late Carol Ann (Blaine) Devlin, on June 27, 1959. They raised their children faithfully in the Catholic tradition. Gerry worked as a retailer for many decades and then completed his career working for Our Lady's Rosary Makers in Kentucky. Gerald and Carol rejoiced in the Lord and were faithful communicants at various Catholic Churches in New Jersey, Kentucky, and Arizona. Gerald is survived by sons Kevin, of Frankfort, KY; Dennis and his wife Susan, of Covington, KY; and Ryan and his wife Tonya, of Gilbert, AZ; Gerald had four grandchildren: Shannon, Connor, Liam, and Teagan; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, a brother and two sisters. A memorial mass will be held Friday, February 9, 2018, at 7:00 PM at St. Martha Catholic Church in Louisville. Gerry will be placed at Calvary Cemetery next to Carol. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in the memory of Gerry Devlin to the Alzheimer's Association ( http://www.alz.org/join_the_cause_donate.asp ).