Gerald Alfred Plante
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Gerald Alfred Plante
  • December 7, 1940 - August 16, 2017
  • Heathrow, Florida

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Gerald “Jerry” Alfred Plante passed away on August 16, 2017 in Sanford, Florida. Jerry was born on December 7, 1940 in Passaic, New Jersey to Alfred Plante and Cecile Gannon.



Jerry was an amazing father who was always there for his children; whether it be coaching his sons in soccer or baseball he was always there to support them. Jerry himself was a sportsman who loved golf. In his spare time you could find him on the course or playing cards with close friends.



In 1990 Jerry moved to the Central Florida area from Bergen County, New Jersey where he had started a successful Direct Marketing Company that still thrives today. In 1990 he also married the love of his life, Janet Banzaca Plante who he would go on to spend 27 wonderful years with. Together they had a wonderful life living in the Orlando area. Jerry leaves behind his loving wife along with his 2 sons Daryl Plante who was also his business partner for 25 years and Jason Plante of Colorado and his daughter Tracey Reed of New Jersey. Also left to remember Jerry are his grandchildren Melanie J. Plante (25), Brittany Barbanera (23), Devin Plante(21) and Liam Plante (17) along with many other family members and close friends who will miss him dearly.



A visitation will be held on Sunday, August 20, 2017 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm at Baldwin-Fairchild Oaklawn Chapel in Sanford, Florida. The Funeral Service will begin at 2:00pm following the visitation. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made in Jerry’s name to the MS Society or to Lung Cancer Research.