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 Mauro, Gerard
Born: 07/17/1922
Died: 10/26/2014
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Mauro, Gerard

​Mauro, Gerard C., age 92 of Stillwater, NJ passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, October 26th, 2014.  Born in Brooklyn, NY, he grew up in the Lower East Side and lived in Ridgefield Park and Montclair, NJ before moving to Stillwater Twp. 35 years ago.    
 
​Son of the late Michael and Mamie Mauro, Gerardproudly served in the US Army Air Corps during World War II.  A graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology in NY, NY, he worked as a trimmings buyerand a warehouse manager in the Textile Industry for many years.  He was also an associate at the Carpet Gallery in Newton, NJ.  A Life Member of the Newton VFW Post 5360, Gerard enjoyed photography and was an avid sports enthusiast and die hard Yankees fan.    
 
​He is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Shirley B. (Graham) Mauro, his sons Michael J. and his wife Louise of Hampton Twp., NJ, and James C. Mauro, also of Stillwater Twp. , his daughter Melissa and her husband Thomas Duffy of Chester, NJ, his grandchildren James, John, Michael, and Daniel Mauro and Thomas and Sabrina Duffy.  He is also survived by his brother Fred Mauro and his sister Florence Vitali, as well as four great-grandchildren.    
Visitation will be held Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 from 3-5 PM at the Iliff-Ruggiero Funeral Home, 156 Main Street, Newton, NJ 07860. Funeral serviceswill immediately follow the viewing at 5:00 PM.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice, 99 Sparta Avenue, Newton, NJ 07860.  Online condolences may be offered throughwww.iliff-ruggierofuneralhome.com
 
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