Gerald "Pete" Anthony East, Sr.

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“So sorry for your loss. Pete worked for us for a long time, I thought the world of him! He will be missed ”
1 of 4 | Posted by: Angela LeBoeuf - Harvey, LA

“We are terribly sad that the East family has suffered this tragedy. We pray they become closer to each other and to God during their sorrow. We...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Doug and Jill Helms - Gibson, LA

“My deepest sympathies to Gerald Jr., Amber and Harley. Your Dad was incredible man he was one in a million. I have some many fond memories.I was...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Angela ( Anjali) Martin - Hammond, LA

“To whom ever reads this I'm Pete's lil cousin Deanna my grandmother and Pete's mom was sister's. Pete was not only a cousin to me but a friend of...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Deanna Bagwell - Morgan City, LA


Gerald Anthony (Pete) East Sr., 54 years old of Springfield, Louisiana, rode his Harley Davidson through the gates of heaven on Thursday, November 1, 2018.
Gerald was born on Thursday, January 9, 1964, in Lafayette.
He was a thirty year Captain on the river, He was the friend who never liked you, he was a dreamer who accomplished everything he set his mind to.
His legacy lives through his son, Gerald Anthony East, Jr., and his two wonderful daughters, Amber Carol East and Harley Nicole East, he will always be known as crazy paw-paw Pete to his beloved granddaughter, Oaklynn Rae Gauthreaux, his mother, Magnolia Stroder, brothers, Adam East Jr., Melvin East, Winn East, and Roy Marris.
He is preceded in death by his father Adam East Sr.; brothers, David East Sr.and Kelvin East.
Friends will be received Friday, November 9, 2018 from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home - Ponchatoula .
A celebration of Gerald's life will be held in the funeral home chapel at 1:00p.m.
Interment will follow in the Rosaryville Cemetery Ponchatoula, Louisiana.

An on-line guest book is available at www.harrymckneely.com.

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Rosaryville Cemetery

39003 Rosaryville Road Ponchatoula, LA 70454