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Jean Wilbert Gedeon

December 3, 1927 ~ May 20, 2022 (age 94)


Jean Wilbert Gedeon, 94, of Norton, MA, passed away on May 20, 2022. Born in St. Louis du Nord, Haiti, he was the son of the late Jean Bernardel and Gracieuse (Petion) Gedeon. Known affectionately as Pa Will, he began his career as an educator then became a serial entrepreneur, primarily in the construction industry in Haiti. He lived a full life-doting on his family, traveling between Haiti and the U.S. He loved music and spent countless hours performing do-it-yourself activities.

Pa Will was the beloved husband of Marie Therese (Dominique) Gedeon for 65 years; loving father of Irvy, Marlyne, Wilbert Jr, Claudie, Berne, Magalie, Rudolf, Lucile, Janny, Daniel, Shaffner, Franklin, and Mildrid.

Dear grandfather of Randdy (Dellren), Jeffrey (Melani), Berne Jr. (Krystal), Marsha (John), Annie (Todd), Kamil, Allan, Berleine, Samantha, Shaeffeel, Alysha, Abigail, Aydan, Francesca, Gregor, Sydney, Israel, Djenane, Marc, Charles, Luc, Darnel, Allan, and Anne.

Cherished great-grandfather of Kalyl, Amir, Kamari, Layla, Adrianna, Amahle, Kennedy, Michaela, and Arianna.

Father-in-law of Jim, Karen, Jerry, Reine, Nelly, Gregory, Marjorie, Alice, Jean Edy, and Charles.

Brother of Rosale Solange Gedeon of Montreal, Canada; and an uncle of many nieces and nephews.

The family cherishes the legacy that he leaves behind.

Respectfully, Jean Wilbert’s funeral will be private for in-person attendance, and livestreaming will be available Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 10:20 a.m. In lieu of flowers, please donate to: PAROISSE UNIVERSITAIRE NOTRE DAME DE L'IMMACULÉE (Pitit Manman Mari ), Port-au-Prince, Haiti Via Zelle : In the message box (Reason), please add the following: “ In memory of Jean Wilbert Gedeon  Norton, Ma”.

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