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Adele E. Gertz

1934 - 2021


Adele E. (Nicholson) Gertz, 86, a longtime resident of Malden, passed away on Wednesday November 3rd, 2021. Adele was born in 1934, the daughter of the late Donald and Mary Nicholson of Cambridge. Adele was an office manager and accountant for many years, an avid Red Sox fan and also enjoyed doing jigsaw and crossword puzzles, as well as spending time with her loving family.

Adele is survived by her two sons Edward Gertz and wife Valerie of Malden and Kenneth Gertz and girlfriend Liz of Malden, her daughter-in-law Karen (Gertz) Yerkes and husband Michael, her loving granddaughter Kerri (Gertz) Cranwell and her husband Evan, as well as many nieces and nephews, and her very dear friend Ellen Grasso. Adele was predeceased by her husband Warren Gertz, her son Martin Gertz, her parents Donald and Mary Nicholson and her siblings Jean, Jim, Donald and Dorothy.

A graveside service for Adele will be held at Puritan Lawn Memorial Park in Peabody on Friday November 5th at 10am.

Donations in Adele’s memory may be made to the Jimmy Fund.

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