Gerard N. Deraps

AUBURN – Gerard N. Deraps, 89, of Auburn, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2023, at the Androscoggin Hospice House.

In life, Gerard was an avid hockey fan. However, his favorite way to spend his free time was with his family. He was a loving husband and father and will be greatly missed by everyone that knew him.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 27, from 4-8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, September 28, at 11 a.m., at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, followed by Committal Prayers in the large chapel at St. Peter’s Cemetery.

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Arrangements are under the care of The Fortin Group Funeral Home | 217 Turner Street Auburn, ME 04210 | (207) 783-8545.

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