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Gerald J. Duerr

May 10, 1949 - December 3, 2018

Partner at Duerr & Duerr


Service Date: December 7, 2018

In Lieu of Flowers: Please make donations in his memory to All Saints Academy. 189 Baldwin Road, Parsippany, N.J. 07054

Obituaries » Gerald J. Duerr

Gerald J. Duerr passed away peacefully on Monday, December 3rd 2018 at Morristown Medical Center in Morristown. He was 69.

Gerry was born and raised in Brooklyn. He lived there for many years before moving to Parsippany in 1980.

He graduated with his Masters in Taxation from Pace University in New York City.

Gerry went on to establish his own company, Duerr and Duerr in Montville where he worked side by side with his son, Doug for many years.

He was a member of Saint Peter the Apostle R.C .Church in Parsippany and the New York Athletic Club in New York City.

Gerry served on the Finance Committee at All Saints Academy where he was known around the school by the staff, the teachers and children as Gerry or ‘Pop’. His smile and laughter will be greatly missed.

He was also an avid fisherman. He enjoyed many fishing trips with his friends as well as his vacations and time spent in Maine.

Gerry is survived by his wife, Carolyn (nee-Tamburello); his children: Doug and his wife, Patty and Stephanie Whelan and her husband, Dan; his mother, Dorothy (nee-Durand) Duerr; his brother, Donald and his wife, Olivia; his sister, Joan Arena and her husband, Paul; and the lights of his life, his grandchildren, Madelyn, Lily, Liam and Brendan.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Liturgy of Christian Burial to be offered at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 7th 2018 at Saint Peter the Apostle R.C. Church. 179 Baldwin Road, Parsippany. Entombment: Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover. Visiting Hours are on Thursday from 3:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Par-Troy Funeral Home. 95 Parsippany Road, Parsippany. (973)887-3235 or visit In Lieu of flowers, please make donations in his memory to All Saints Academy. 189 Baldwin Road, Parsippany, N.J. 07054.