Gerald Bentley Jr.

Obituary of Gerald B. Bentley Jr.

Gerald B. Bentley Jr., 68, lifelong resident of Syracuse, passed away on Monday, January 24th.  He graduated from Corcoran High School and was a communicant of St. Anthony of Padua Church, Syracuse, NY.  Gerald enjoyed fixing and riding bicycles.  He also enjoyed hunting & fishing when he was younger.

He is predeceased by his parents; Marilyn (Rudd) McGrail  & Gerald (Red) Bentley Sr.; sisters, Patricia Bentley, Theresa Bentley and Linda McGrail; and brother, Michael McGrail.

Gerald was the eldest of seven children and is survived by two sisters, Cynthia (Bentley) Davis  of Florida and Kathleen (McGrail) Jones  (Spouse Michael) of Liverpool; and several nieces & nephews. 

Visitation will be on Thursday, February 3, 2022 from 11 - 11:30AM at Ballweg & Lunsford Funeral Home, 4612 S. Salina Street, Syracuse, New York 13205. 

Services will follow at 11:30, at the funeral home.

Contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to a local food pantry or homeless shelter.

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