Gerard J. Pastore
Of Malden, entered into eternal rest on New Year’s Eve, December 31, 2018 in the Kaplan Family Hospice House. He was 85 years old. Born in Boston, Gerard lived in Malden for many years. He was a retired MBTA bus driver who was recognized for 50 years of service. Beloved husband of Anna M. (Fallavollita) for over 60 years. Dear and devoted father of Valerie A. Pastore of Malden, Vittoria Malatesta and her husband, Richard of Nahant, Rosanna Natola and her husband, Thomas of Wilmington, Lisa Pastore and her husband, James Brown of Peabody, and Denise Roche and her husband, Richard of N. Andover. Brother of Virginia D’Orsi of Peabody as well as many predeceased siblings. Gerard is also survived by 10 loving grandchildren. His funeral was held from the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home on Friday, January 4, followed by a funeral Mass in St. Joseph’s Church, Malden. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Late U.S. Army Veteran serving during the Korean Conflict. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Gerard’s memory to the Kaplan Family Hospice House, C/O Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan St., Ste. B-102 Danvers, MA, 01923 would be sincerely appreciated.