Deacon Harris J. Gederman


PROVIDENCE — Deacon Harris “Harry” J. Gederman, 78, died on Monday, February 23, 2015 at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Carol (Sullivan) Gederman. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Harold and Blanche (Husted) Gederman.

Bishop Louis E. Gelineau ordained him a permanent deacon for the Diocese of Providence on October 15, 1994 at the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul in Providence. Deacon Gederman then served as a Deacon Assistant at St. Philip Church in Greenville from 1994 to 2014.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Saturday, February 28 at St. Philip Church in Greenville followed by burial in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston.