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Gennaro Settembre

February 13, 1923 ~ November 15, 2021 (age 98)

Obituary

Gennaro Settembre
1923- 2021
East Longmeadow- Gennaro “Jerry” Settembre 98, husband of 65 years to the late Carol Ann (Spies) Settembre, passed away on November 15, 2021. He was a resident of East Longmeadow for over 60 years. Born in Naples, Italy he served in the Italian Navy during WW II. Jerry was last employed by and retired from Smith and Wesson, Springfield. An avid tennis player he enjoyed playing the sport for 25 years in Forest Park, Boca Raton, FL and at Cape Cod. He was a longtime member of the Springfield Lodge of Elks #61. In addition to his wife who passed on February 18, 2020, Jerry was also predeceased by his siblings, Michael, Maria, Ida, Alfred, and Vincent. Jerry is survived by his three sons, Vincent Settembre and David Settembre both of East Longmeadow, Gary Settembre and his wife Rochelle , of Westfield. He also leaves several nieces, nephews, and cousins.Calling hours are from 4:00PM-7:00PM on Thursday Nov. 18, 2021 at Forastiere Smith Funeral & Cremation, 220 North Main St., East Longmeadow. A funeral home service will take place on Friday Nov. 19, 2021 at 10:00AM with interment to follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Springfield. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Springfield Rescue Mission, 10 Mill St., Springfield, MA 01108. www.forastiere.com

Services

Visitation
Thursday
November 18, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Forastiere Smith Funeral & Cremation
220 North Main Street
East Longmeadow, MA 01028

Funeral Service
Friday
November 19, 2021

10:00 AM
Forastiere Smith Funeral & Cremation
220 North Main Street
East Longmeadow, MA 01028

Cemetery

Gate of Heaven
1056 Daniels Farm Rd
Trumbull, CT 06606

Cemetery

Gate of Heaven Cemetery
421 Tinkham Road
Springfield, MA

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