Gerard J. Purciello of Waltham formerly of Belmont Feb. 10, 2020. Beloved son of Carmela Purciello (Cardinale) and the late Louis W. Purciello. Loving brother of Peg Hamilton and her husband Phillip Lydon, William Purciello and his wife Nancy, Ellen May and her husband Harry, Michele Nyman and Andy Nyman and Stephen Purciello and his wife Dianna. Cherished uncle of Christopher Hamilton and his wife Tina, Lisa Duffy and her husband Tom Wheble, Michael May, Elena Gruneberg and her husband Matt, Elissa Franklin and her husband Davis, Jarred Nyman and his wife Yvette, Daniel Nyman, Amanda Heady and her husband Chris and Anthony Purciello. Also survived by 7 great nieces and nephews and his aunt Eleanor Cardinale. Visiting hours in the Brown & Hickey Funeral Home 36 Trapelo Road Belmont on Thursday Feb 13 from 4:00 – 7:00 PM. Funeral from the Brown & Hickey Funeral on Friday Feb. 14 at 9:00 AM. Followed by a funeral mass at St Joseph Church 128 Common Street Belmont at 10:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Interment St Patrick Cemetery, Watertown. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his memory to the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation 636 Morris Turnpike Suite 3A Short Hills, NJ 07078 or the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation 220 N Main St # 104 Natick, MA 01760.