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Gerard A. Nentwig, Jr.

March 14, 1945 - July 14, 2020

U.S. Veteran

Burial Date July 20, 2020

Gerard A. Nentwig, Jr. 75, of Chicopee, died on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at Renaissance Manor on Cabot in Holyoke. He was a mechical electrician at Indostronics Service Co. in South Windsor, CT. Gerard was born on March 14, 1945 in San Antonio, Texas. He was the son of the late Gerard A and Jennie B. (Nowak) Nentwig. Gerard was a graduate of Cathedral High School and attended Western New England College. He was a Vietnam veteran from July 14, 1965 to July 13, 1967. He received the National Defense Vietnam Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Services Medal, 2 O/S Bars and a Good Conduct Medal (1st Award). He was a very proud veteran. He enjoyed Boston sports especially the Celtics. Gerard was a very loving and caring father and a best friend forever to Jeffrey. He is survived by two sons, Chad Nentwig of New York and Jeffrey Nentwig of Chicopee; his brother, Ronald A. Nentwig of New Hampshire and his sister, Barbara J. Sudsbury and her husband, Michael of Chicopee. Cierpial Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. A private memorial service will be held on Monday, July 20th at the Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Agawam In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005.