Obituary of Gerald Dutton (1955 – 2021) – Atlantic City, NJ

DUTTON, GERALD “JERRY”, – 66, of Atlantic City, passed away suddenly on October 4. 2021. Born September 13, 1955 in Camden, NJ to Mary Clare (Scanlon) and Frank Dutton, Jr. he graduated from Pleasantville High School Class of “74”. Jerry spent 20 years in West Hollywood, California. where her love of party planning blossomed. He returned to Atlantic City and always had to live by the ocean. He loved to decorate for every party and event. His favorite pastime was thrift stores with Tina where he found his “treasures”. Jerry loved spending time at “The Oasis,” cheering on his Eagles, and he loved everything about his favorite artist Cher. He was a staunch dog lover, but his biggest role was to be an uncle known as “Ahwa”. Jerry spent 22 years working at Dock’s Oyster House in Atlantic City. He deeply loved his work family and enjoyed serving his clients. His great personality will be sorely missed. Jerry was welcomed to heaven by his mother Mary Clare Dutton and his father Frank Dutton; Brother Daniel Dutton; nephew Patrick Dutton; and his beloved dogs Oscar, Lucy and Emmy. Jerry is survived by his brothers Frank Dutton (Nancy), John Dutton (Andrea), Paul Dutton (Dawna), Stephen Dutton (Tina); sisters Elizabeth Salerno, Mary Dutton; sister-in-law Irene Dutton; several nieces and nephews, and her baby dog ​​Desi. A visit for Jerry will take place on Monday evening, October 11, 2021 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Gormley Funeral Home LLC 2706 Atlantic Avenue, Atlantic City. A Christian burial mass will be celebrated for Jerry at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 12 at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church 2651 Atlantic Avenue Atlantic City. There will be a visit to the church on Tuesday morning from 10:00 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to: The Atlantic City Humane Society 1401 Absecon Boulevard, Atlantic City, NJ 08401. Arrangements by Gormley Funeral Home LLC AC (

Published by The Press of Atlantic City on October 10, 2021.

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