Joseph Gerard Gately, 70, of Falmouth died April 28.

Born in Boston, he was the son of Joseph Gately and Julia (McCarthy) Gately.

Mr. Gately worked as a bus driver for the Steamship Authority.

He leaves several cousins, Arthur P. Doherty Sr., William McCarthy and Patsi Hagerty; his lifelong companion, Stephanie Burton; and other family.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Joanne Gately.

Visitation was Tuesday, May 7, at John-Lawrence Funeral Home in Marstons Mills.

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