Gerald "Gerry" Lauwaert

October 24, 2018

Gerald “Gerry” Lauwaert passed away on October 24, 2018 after a courageous battle with cancer.  He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Paige; daughter, Cara Dollinger (Perry) of Tallahassee, FL; son, Adam Lauwaert (Kristen); beloved grandchildren, Rhett and Kade Dollinger, and Hayden and Henley Lauwaert; and many wonderful family members and friends.

Gerry graduated from the University of West Florida where he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree.  He was a high school educator and coach for ten years, and then went into sales for the next thirty years of his career. When he retired, he worked part-time at Publix Supermarkets where he enjoyed being around his co-workers and all the customers.

Gerry had a zest for living. He loved the outdoors, the beach, animals and being with family and friends. We will all miss him dearly. 

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at St. Paul's Catholic Church of Jacksonville Beach.

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