Of Peabody. Died peacefully in the loving presence of his family at home on December 30th, following a lengthy illness. He just celebrated his 80th birthday, on December 9th. Jerry was born to his late parents, Joseph L. & Anna (Ginnetti) Sasso, he was one of two children. He was raised & educated in Revere schools and graduated Revere High School.
Jerry knew his calling early on, as he became an auto mechanic. He always had a passion for cars and enjoyed working on them. His entire working career was spent as a mechanic. He owned & operated, Jerry’s Texaco in Revere, then later Jerry’s Mobil in Middleton. He then left and worked at several car dealerships where he became the service manager. He was most remembered for being the mechanic for the Revere Police Department, where he spent the later part of his career, for over 15 years, before retiring in 2005. During this time, Jerry married his wife, Jean on November 11, 1963. The couple remained in Revere where together they raised a son, Jerry & a daughter Jill. He was a hardworking man, providing for his family. In 2012, They left Revere and moved to Peabody. Jerry enjoyed fixing things around the house, working on the cars and enjoying time with friends. He truly loved when he & his wife traveled, especially to Aruba, his favorite place to be. Jerry also enjoyed smoking his cigars. He will be remembered as a loving husband & father, a loyal friend, and a good man.
He is the beloved husband of 59 years of Jean R. (DeYeso) Sasso of Peabody, formerly of Revere. the loving father of Gerald P. Sasso of Peabody & Jill P. Sasso of Middleton. The Dear brother of the late Joseph J. Sasso. He is also lovingly survived by his canine pal, “Buddy” and several nieces, nephews, grandnieces, & grandnephews.
Family & friends are respectfully invited to attend Visiting Hours on Friday, January 6th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, 262 Beach St., Revere. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 12 noon in St. Anthony of Padua Church 250 Revere St. Revere, followed by interment in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Peabody.
In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan St. Danvers, MA 01923.