Gerald "Jerry" Brissette

Gerald "Jerry" Brissette, 72 passed away January 23rd at the Philip Huliter Hospice Center in Providence after a brief illness. A lifelong Cranston resident, he was the husband of the late Judith (Ruffo) Brissette. Born in Providence to the late Joseph and Angela (McLaren) Brissette, he leaves a son Gerald "Jay" Brissette Jr., of Mechanicsville VA., a daughter Laurie (Brissette) Zadadowicz of Waycross, GA. and was the father of the late David Brissette. He also leaves a brother Richard Brissette a sister Eileen (Brissette) D'Amico, both of Cranston, eight grandchildren and and two great-grandchildren. In addition to his family he leaves many dear friends at PJ's pub. He served in the National Guard, and was a Cranston Fire Fighter for twenty years before his retirement. A funeral service will beheld on Monday January 28th at 10:00am in The Butterfield Chapel 500 Pontiac Avenue Cranston. Burial will follow in St. Ann Cemetery Cranston. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 3:00-7:00pm. In lieu of of flowers please donate to the Cranston Permanent Firefighters Relief Association. PO Box 20570 Cranston, RI 02920.

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Dani Elle (Brissette) Safford - 01/25/2013

Rest in peace, Grandpa.

Nancy Byrne Lemoi - 01/26/2013

So very sorry about your brother, Richard and Eileen. He will be in our prayers.

Mickey Torgan Sr. - 01/26/2013

I was so sorry to read about Jerry's passing It was like yesterday he and I worked together on different shifts on the CFD back in 1971 when I became a CFD firefighter. Jerry was a good firefighter and a good people person and friend. To his children try and remember that he will be alway's be in your heart and when you look up in the sky he will be looking back at you.
Mickey Torgan SR. Warwick RI

Sandra Powers - 01/28/2013

Eileen, May God bless you with peace and the joy of good memories.

Joe McGovern Jr - 03/31/2013

Im very sorry for your loss.Jerry will be missed he was such a nice man.
God Bless!

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