Joseph F. Gately (1934 - 2018)

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Joseph F. Gately, 84
WESTBROOK - Joseph F. Gately, 84, formerly of Bolton, Conn., passed away on July 9, 2018, at Gosnell Memorial following a brief illness. He was born in South Boston, Mass., a son of Frederick and Catherine (Murphy) Gately.
He was a graduate of Boston College High School and Boston College. He served in U.S. Marine Corp during the Korean Conflict. Joseph retired from the Connecticut Insurance Department in 2001 after a 45-year career in the insurance industry.
He was an active member of St. Maurice Church in Bolton where he was a member of Knights of Columbus. He was also a lector at the church for many years.
He was predeceased by two brothers, William and Edward.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Jean S. Gately of Westbrook; daughter Susan J. Horne and her husband Stephen of Wilton, N.Y., sons Michael J. Gately and his wife Sonja of Westbrook, and Stephen F. Gately and his wife Andrea of Bedford, NH.; grandchildren Katherine, Joseph, Patrick, Jacob, Erika and Christopher.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 12, 2018, at St. Pius X Church, 492 Ocean Ave. Portland. Please visit to sign Joseph's online guest book.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to:
Barbara Bush Children's Hospital
22 Bramhall St.
Portland, ME 04102

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Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on July 11, 2018
Arrangements under the direction of:
Jones, Rich & Barnes Funeral Home
199 Woodford Street | Portland, ME 04103 | (207) 775-3763
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