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Gerald “Gerry” Ervin Tapley

June 2, 1932 November 20, 2018
Gerald “Gerry” Ervin Tapley
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Obituary for Gerald “Gerry” Ervin Tapley

Gerald “Gerry” Ervin Tapley, 86, passed away Tuesday November 20, 2018, at Gardiner Health Care Facility. He was born June 2, 1932, in Houlton, the son of Ervin and Lucy (White) Tapley.
Gerry grew up in Houlton and attended local schools. He joined the U.S. Army and upon his discharge returned to Houlton. Gerry worked in the woods and started Gerry's Autobody. He worked hard for many years before retiring in 1995. Even after retiring he continued to go down to the shop everyday. He was a longtime member of the United Pentecostal Church of Houlton. Gerry was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who enjoyed laughing and teasing with family and friends.
He is survived by a son Randy Tapley and his wife Jane of Houlton, four grandchildren: Randy Tapley II of Houlton, Jared Tapley of Hodgdon, Jenny Henderson her husband Ben and their family Wyatt, Abigail, Evan, Colton all of Hodgdon, and Tara McAfee her husband Stephen and their daughter Baylee all of Hammond. In addition to his parents he was predeceased by his wife Joan Tapley, a son Brian Tapley, a daughter Tammy Tapley, and a sister Donna Parent and her husband Herbert. The family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff at Gardiner Health Care Facility for all of their care and compassion extended to Gerry.
Friends may call 1 PM Saturday November 24, 2018 at the United Pentecostal Church of Houlton, where a funeral service will be conducted at 2 PM with the Rev. Vernon Sixberry officiating. Interment with military honors will take place in the spring at Evergreen Cemetery, Houlton. Those who wish to remember Gerry in a special way may make gifts in his memory payable to the United Pentecostal Church of Houlton in c/o Dunn Funeral Home 11 Park St. Houlton, ME 04730. Arrangements in care of Dunn Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.dunnfuneral.com


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Public Visitation

Saturday

24

Nov

1:00 PM 11/24/2018 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 11/24/2018 2:00:00 PM
Houlton First United Pentecostal Church

136 Main St,
Houlton, Maine 04730

Houlton First United Pentecostal Church
136 Main St, Houlton 04730 Maine
United States

Funeral Service

Saturday

24

Nov

2:00 PM 11/24/2018 2:00:00 PM
Houlton First United Pentecostal Church

136 Main St,
Houlton, Maine 04730

Interment with military honors will take place in the spring at Evergreen Cemetery, Houlton

Houlton First United Pentecostal Church
136 Main St, Houlton 04730 Maine
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Evergreen Cemetery Final Resting Place

County Rd.
Houlton, Me 04730

County Rd. Houlton 04730 Me
United States

Memorial Contribution

Houlton First United Pentecostal Church

136 Main St,
Houlton, Maine 04730
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