Edward J. Gerity

Edward J. Gerity, 90, of New Milford, NJ, passed away on Sunday, September 3, 2023. Predeceased by beloved wife Eileen (nee Crimmins). Loving father of Chuck Gerity and his wife Kathie, Susan Gerity, Kathryn Ryan, Eileen Kelly and her husband James and Timothy Gerity and his wife Angelina. Proud grandfather of James (Jessica), Matthew (Kelly), David (Amber), Scott, (Anna), Diana (Billy), Meghan (Garret), Kaitlin (Joe), Erin, Christine (Darnell), Colleen (Jude), Cayleigh (Jimmy), Brian, Brenden, Amanda (Billy) and Justin. Adored great-grandfather of Abigail, Amelia, William, Lilliana, Talia and Jace. Dear brother of the late William, James and sister Josephine Lehman.

He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather and will be missed by all who knew him.

Ed was a US Army Veteran of the Korean War. He was a livery driver for BBZ in Bergenfield for over 40 years. Prior to that he worked in the family trucking business for many years. Always active in his community, he was a youth baseball coach, past president and a lifetime member of the New Milford Volunteer Ambulance Corps.  He belonged to the New Milford VFW and the St. Joseph Council Knights of Columbus. 

Visiting hours are Friday, September 8, 2023 from 4-8 PM at Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Avenue, Northvale, NJ. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, September 9, 2023 at 10:00 AM at St. Joseph RC Church, 300 Elm Street, New Milford, NJ with entombment to follow at George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus, NJ.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Ed’s memory may be made to the Tunnels to Towers Foundation:




  1. I’m so deeply sorry for your loss. Losing a parent is always so heartbreaking. Your Dad was a sweet, kind, wonderful man that raised a wonderful family. I’m sure he and Eileen are resting peacefully together again. I’ll be saying many prayers of strength for the Gerity Family as this sad time.

  2. Ed was a sweet and wonderful man who I had the pleasure of knowing as a member of the New Milford Volunteer Ambulance Corps. Condolences and prayers to his children and family.

  3. The johnsen family

    So sorry for your loss. Tim, Angela,Brendan, Amanda and Justin – we will be praying for you during this difficult time.

  4. The Reyelt Family

    We were fortunate to know the Gerity family for many years as friends and neighbors. Our prayers and condolences go out to
    the whole family, we share your loss. Sincerely, The Reyelt Family

  5. Chuck and Kathie: I had planned to attend the visitation but my grandson came unexpectedly for the weekend. The picture is exactly how I remember Ed. My sincere condolences to you and your family.

  6. William and Vanessa Peters

    We had the absolute pleasure to know Ed and Eileen. Time spent in their presence was a privilege. Our sincerest condolences to the Gerity family.

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