Gerald E. "Jerry" Lee

Memorial Liturgy

10:00 am
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Saint Peter Church
406 Forman Avenue (corner of Saint Louis Avenue)
Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey, United States

Final Resting Place

Saint Catharine Cemetery
1100 West Chicago Boulevard
Sea Girt, New Jersey, United States

Obituary of Gerald E. "Jerry" Lee

Gerald “Jerry” Lee, 63, of Manahawkin, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 26, 2018, after a courageous battle with cancer.


A longtime resident of Point Pleasant, he was a 1973 graduate of Point Pleasant Borough High School.  Jerry was a member of Carpenters Local No. 255 and a legend of his trade.  He was also a valued employee of Great Adventure for forty years. 


A devoted family man, Jerry could fix anything.


He was predeceased by his mother, Alice Lee; father, George Lee; step-mother, Dolores Lee Barrett; brother, Richard Applegate; and father-in-law, Hugh Hughes.


Surviving are his beloved wife, of forty-one years, Colleen Hughes Lee; son, Brian Lee and wife Kristen Lee of Manahawkin; and daughter, Bridget Lee of Neptune; and former son-in-law, Christopher DeLuise.  Also surviving are his grandchildren, McKenna, Morgan, and Logan Lee; mother-in-law, Maryann Hughes; brothers, George (Geraldine) Lee, Walter Applegate, Lenny Applegate, and John (Jane) Stoll; sister, Karen (James) Monahan; sister-in-law, Kim Boesch; brother-in-law, Mickey (Kellie) Hughes; and numerous nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews, whom he was adored by.


At 10 a.m., Tuesday, June 12 a Liturgy will be celebrated at Saint Peter Church, 406 Forman Ave., Point Pleasant Beach, followed by inurnment at Saint Catharine Cemetery, Sea Girt.


In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Melanoma Research Foundation


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