Gerald Villanueva Sumera

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Gerald (Gerry) Villanueva Sumera, 53, of San Jose, California, unexpectedly passed away on September 12, 2021.

Gerald was born on January 18, 1968 in Mountain View, California, to Benigno and Aida Sumera. He graduated from Piedmont Hills High School and pursued a career in Business.

He worked for the Department of Motor Vehicles for 22 years and put in for retirement in August 31, 2021. He had a passion for the finer things in life and indulged in them.

Gerald is predeceased by his father Benigno Hidalgo Sumera. He is survived by his mother, Aida-Amelia Villanueva Sumera, his sister Desiree Sumera Lawhorne, his brother-in-law Craig Anthony Lawhorne and his newphews Nico Benigno Kuchauskas, Jack Foster Lawhorne and Kale Adam Lawhorne.

Gerald will be dearly missed.

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  1. CandleGerald was such a great guy. Always so polite and helpful. I will always remember him with his happy smile. His work place is so much sad now that he is not there. I will never forget him.

  2. CandleMy dearest kid brother, there are no words to describe the pain of a broken heart/soul. You were my go to guy for many things in life and the laughs as well as our disagreements are no more.
    I miss you dearly, Nang misses you dearly, Craig misses you dearly and Nico, Jack and Kale miss you dearly.
    The shining light is that we will see each other again.

    I love you bro. 💔Rest in Peace🛐

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