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Gary A. Gentile Jr. of Bellingham, formerly of Newton, passed suddenly on Aug. 23, 2022, age 46. 

He leaves behind his wife Joanne and his three children Gary, Isabella and Arianna. He was one of four siblings and will be deeply missed by his brothers Gino, his significant other Judy, Gregory and his Wife Eleni, and Geoffrey. His Parents, Gary Sr. and Cheryl are also devastated by his unexpected loss. 


Gary is also survived by his nieces, Georgia, Natalia, Evelina, Melina, and his step daughter Amanda.


The sun literally rose and set for Gary by his wife, his 3 amazing children, his parents, brothers and yes his dog Bode.


Not many people can say they truly love what they do for a living, however Gary A. Gentile, Jr. was a proud Firefighter for the City of Newton. This was not only a generational calling, but one he was truly passionate about.  He loved being a Firefighter, he loved the Firefighter family, and he loved and respected all of the men and women that he served with throughout his career  as a Newton Firefighter. 


Gary A. Gentile, Jr., a Son...a Father, a Husband, an Uncle, Firefighter, a Son-In-Law, a Brother-in-Law, a Friend, a Neighbor, and a Human Being that will never be forgotten. 


Friends and family will gather in his memory on Sunday, Aug. 28, from 2-6pm in the Magni Funeral Home, 365 Watertown St, Newton. A Prayer Service will be held at 6pm and burial will be private.

No flowers please. Gary's family prefers and encourages donations in Gary's memory be made to the: Newton Firefighters Children's Fund, PO Box 650094, West Newton, MA 02465.