Gerald R. Wakefield
(November 18, 1919 - October 16, 1999)
Monday, October 18, 1999
Canastota - Gerald R. Wakefield, 79, of 107 Taylor Ave., died Saturday,
Oct. 16, 1999, at the Oneida Healthcare Center following a lengthy illness.
He was born Nov. 18, 1919, in Canastota, the son of William and Mary
Mr. Wakefield had lived in Canastota allhis life and was a graduate of
Canastota High School.
He had worked for Diemolding Corporation for 37 years, retiring in 1982.
Mr. Wakefield had been a member of the Canastota Conversation Club and the
VIP (Visually Impaired Persons). He was an avid hunter and fisherman.
He was a member of St. Agatha's Church.
Mr. Wakefield married Belva Simmons on May 31, 1941 in Canastota.
Surviving are his wife; two daughters and one son-in-law, Shirley Wakefield
and Patricia and Robert Vanderhoof, all of Canastota; one grand-daughter,
Lisa Vanderhoof; and several nieces and nephews.
Date: Tuesday, February 01, 2000 07:20 AM
Madison Co. Families