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Gerard “Jerry” Bocker.
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Plane Crash Victim

The Bronx Times Reporter expresses condolences to the family and friends of Gerard “Jerry” Bocker, who was killed this weekend when a small Cessna plane crashed into his home in Union Vale, New York.

Jerry grew up on 1843 Nereid Avenue in Wakefield and was an alum of both the Bronx High School of Science and Manhattan College.

A fundraiser for Jerry’s family is available online at:

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