January 17, 2019

Gerald E. Hunter


Gerald E. Hunter, 70, of Rehoboth, died unexpectedly at home on Monday, April 23, 2018.

Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Clifford D. Hunter and Rita D. (Vincent) Hunter.

Gerald was a self-employed painter and avid gardener who had a “green thumb.” He was a Deacon of Joy Fellowship in Westerly, R.I. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War.

He leaves his loving siblings: Wayne C. Hunter and his wife Edie of Williams, Ariz., Marge R. Soares and her husband John of Attleboro, Paula M. Fernandes of Rehoboth, John M. Hunter and his wife Linda, Randy V. Hunter and his wife Marty of Rehoboth, and brother-in-law of Robert Randall of Wareham. He was the brother of the late Susan J. Randall and brother-in-law of the late James Fernandes. He was the cherished uncle of nine nieces and nephews, and many grandnieces and nephews.

His graveside service will be held Monday, April 30 at 11 a.m. at Greenwood Cemetery, Plain Street, Rehoboth.

Relatives and friends are invited and may call on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. at J.H. Williams and Company Funeral Home, 210 Taunton Ave., Route 44, East Providence.

In lieu of flowers, gifts in his memory to the Greenwood Cemetery Association, 11 Brook St., Rehoboth, MA 02769 will be appreciated.

For online messages of condolence, kindly visit www.jhwilliamsfuneralhome.com.


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