RADM Gerald L. Riendeau, USN (Ret.), 83, passed away on November 9, 2013. Jerry was born in Chicopee Falls, MA on September 20, 1930, and attended Franklin Academy in Malone, NY and The State University of New York College at Cortland. Jerry served his country for 37 years in the United States Navy, retiring as a Rear Admiral. Jerry is predeceased by his loving wife of 57 years, Alice Murtagh Riendeau.
Left to honor Jerry's legacy are his children, Jerry Riendeau, Jr. and wife May Ellen, Brian Riendeau and wife Judy, Chris Riendeau and wife Lurana and Patrick Riendeau and wife Victoria; grandchildren, Jerry Riendeau III, Christy Riendeau, Jesse Riendeau and Pearse Riendeau; brother, Jim Riendeau; and sister, Elaine Walker; along with many other extended family members and friends.
The family will receive friends on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, from 6 to 9 p.m. at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Virginia Beach, VA. A funeral mass will be held at the church on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, at 1 p.m. with Fr. Venancio Balarote, Jr. officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.hollomon-brown.com.
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