Rochester, NH — Gerald Barry "Gerry" Cullen, died on Sunday, February 23, 2014, at Frisbee Memorial Hospital.
Gerry, longtime partner of Debra Forbes of Rochester, was raised in Danvers. He was the son of the late Walter and Catherine (Hartnett) Cullen. He was a graduate of St. John’s Prep and attended Salem State University.
He enjoyed playing darts, was on several North Shore teams and was President of the Minuteman Dart League. At the Prep he was an outstanding member of the hockey team.
He worked for many years in the family business, Cullen Fuel. During the last few years Gerry enjoyed his retirement by working in the yard tending his flowers and plants and creating a beautiful landscape. Along with his love of gardening Gerry was an avid fan of the Patriots, Red Sox, Celtics, and Bruins.
He is survived by his girlfriend, Deb; his son, Eric Cullen and daughters, Tammy King, Amy Geist and Nora Cullen; his brothers, Walter “Mike” and sister-in-law, Darlene Cullen of Key West FL, Thomas Cullen of Danvers, Peter and sister-in-law, Yevgeniya Cullen, of Danvers and his two sisters, Trudy Cullen of Danvers and Cathy Gareri and brother-in-law, Paul, of Beverly. He is also survived by a large extended family of cousins, nieces, nephews and many grandchildren. He will be sadly missed.
ARRANGEMENTS: A celebration of Gerry’s life will be held at a later date. Donations in his memory may be made to the Danvers Historical Society, P.O. Box 381, Danvers, MA 01923. www.LyonsFuneral.com.