Gerald "Jerry" Don Torelli

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Obituary

Gerald “Jerry” Don Torelli, age 70 of Whiteville passed on Friday, May 5, 2017 at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Lifecare Center in Whiteville.
A memorial service will be held 3:00 p.m. Saturday, May 12, 2017 at Peace Baptist Church with Pastor Chip Hannah officiating. The family will receive friends 2-3:00 p.m. (one hour prior) Saturday at the church.
He was a native of Schenectady, NY and was the son of the late Dominick J. and Carmella Riggi Torelli. He was also preceded in death by two siblings, James Torelli and Joseph Torelli; and a grandchild, Joshua Michael.
Jerry was a long time member of the White Marsh/Welches Creek Volunteer Fire Department.
He is survived by his wife, Gloria Jean Bishop Torelli of the home; two children, Jeffrey Torelli of Georgia and Stephanie Steiner of Tennessee; a step-daughter, Rebecca Griffin of Georgia; a brother, Angelo Torelli of Florida; five grandchildren, James Steiner, Jr., Marlynda Steiner, Isabella Steiner, Anthony Shoffner, Briana Shoffner, Bridget Torelli and Troy Torelli.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Gerald "Jerry" Torelli burial fund, c/o Peace Baptist Church, 653 Love Mill Road, Whiteville, NC 28472.

Worthington Funeral Home in Chadbourn is serving the family.