Name     Gerald J. Baptist
      May 19, 1947 - May 15, 2017
Service Information     Funeral from the Burns Funeral Home, 354 Boston Rd., (Rt. 3A), Billerica, Saturday, May 20, at 9:00 a.m. followed by a funeral mass in St. Margaret’s Church, Burlington at 10:00 a.m.
Interment Information     Cambridge Cemetery.
Visitation     Friday, May 19, from 4-7 PM. Burns Funeral Home, 354 Boston Rd., (Rt. 3A), Billerica.
Memorial Donations     In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Gerald’s name to VNA of Middlesex-East Hospice, 607 North Ave., Suite 17, Wakefield, MA 01880.


Baptist of Burlington, formerly of Cambridge, May 15, 2017, Gerald J. Baptist, age 69. Beloved husband of Sandra A. (West) Baptist. Devoted father of Laurie A. LaPrise and her husband, Steven, of Burlington. Brother of Joseph Baptist of Billerica and the late Janice Swan. Loving Grandfather of Michaela and Ryan LaPrise. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Burns Funeral Home, 354 Boston Rd., (Rt. 3A), Billerica, Saturday, May 20, at 9:00 a.m. followed by a funeral mass in St. Margaret’s Church, Burlington at 10:00 a.m. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours, Friday, 4-7 P.M. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Gerald’s name to VNA of Middlesex-East Hospice, 607 North Ave., Suite 17, Wakefield, MA 01880. Vietnam Army Veteran and a member of American Legion Post. Retired Cambridge Police officer. Interment, Cambridge Cemetery. www.burnsfuneralhomes.com