Gerald A. Bello
Dr. Gerald Anthony Bello, 76, of Bristol, CT, and affectionately known as "Jers," entered into eternal rest on December 3, 2023. He is the son of the late Edith (Melito) and Generoso Bello. As a proud member of the East Street gang, an Eagle Scout, and an altar boy, Gerald's early years were characterized by a sense of camaraderie, duty, and faith. At Plainville High School, he stood out as a remarkable student, actor, and musician, graduating in 1966. His multifaceted talents only flourished further as he pursued higher education at Tufts University, graduating magna cum in 1970 with a triple major in English, French, and Music. Subsequently, he attained a PhD in English from the...