Gilbert Kershaw, 82, of Swansea, passed away July 10, 2018, in his home after an illness. He was the husband of the late Jacqueline (Bruneau) Kershaw.
Born in Fall River, a son of the late Samuel Kershaw and Lillian (Fiddler) Kershaw, he lived in Swansea for the past 40 years. Gilbert served in the Army National Guard in the 1950s, and he worked for the former Duro Manufacturing Corp. He was a faithful Red Sox and Patriots fan. Mr. Kershaw enjoyed fishing and shell fishing and spending time with his family and friends.
Survivors include his son and two daughters; the Most Rev. Scott Kershaw of Fall River, Darlene Andrade of Ocala, FL and Sheila Duckett of Tiverton, RI; five grandchildren, Leslie Heikila, Jessica Heikila, Holly Mello, Ashley Mello, and Benjamin Duckett along with several great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
A requiem eucharist will be held Friday, July 13,2018, at 11 AM, in Christ Church, Steven's Road, Swansea, with cremation to follow. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.
Calling hours Thursday, 5-8 PM, in the Hathaway Community Home for Funerals, 900 Buffinton St., Somerset.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital www.stjude.org.
JUL 12. 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EDT)
Hathaway Community Home For Funerals
900 Buffinton Street
Somerset, MA, 02726
JUL 13. 11:00 AM (EDT)
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