ALEXANDRIA BAY, NY – Gerald A. “Gerry” Chaltain, 70, passed away July 2, 2019, at the Syracuse VA Medical Center.
Born Oct. 15, 1948, in Alexandria Bay, a son of Jacques J. and Pauline Marie Kramer Chaltain, he graduated from Alexandria Central High School.
He proudly served in the U.S. Army from 1968 to 1975, stationed in Vietnam from 1968-1969. He was a lifetime member of the Alexandria Bay American Legion.
Although he worked most of his life as a truck driver for various trucking companies, he most recently worked as an industrial x-ray technician on oil rigs in Texas.
He is survived by his brother, Victor Chaltain, Alexandria Bay, three sisters, Marie Tidd, Alexandria Bay, Jacqui Chaltain, Houston, TX and Johannah Chaltain Bullock, Utah. Nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
Besides his parents, he is predeceased by two brothers, Richard and Jack Chaltain.
There will be no services.
Memorial donations may be made to the Alexandria Bay Fire Department or to the Alexandria Bay American Legion.
Arrangements are with Costello Funeral Service, Alexandria Bay.
Online condolences may be made at www.costellofuneralservice.com