Jerry DeCarlo, 97, an area resident since 1988 and formerly of Yonkers, died peacefully on May 22, 2020 at his home.

Born in Harlem on December 22, 1922, he was the son of Luigi and Gloria DeCarlo. Jerry proudly served our country in the US Army during World War II. He had been employed as an Insurance Salesman for Metropolitan Life Insurance Company in Hartsdale for 30 years until his retirement in 1977. He was an avid hunter.

On November 25, 1954 in the Bronx, Jerry married Gloria Giaccotto who predeceased him on March 29, 1998. He is survived by his fiancé, Kathy Callahan; his sons and their wives, Gerard DeCarlo of Stormville, Joseph and Gianna DeCarlo of Stormville, Michael and Terry DeCarlo of Hopewell Junction, Steven and Cindy DeCarlo of Warrensburg; 6 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

Private entombment will be held at the Community Mausoleum at Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery.