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Geriys YOUR HOME-TOWN GROCER supermarkets SINCE 1895 William Gerrity and Joseph Hoban, owners. Original Gerrity's Meat Market, Railroad Ave., Scranton In 1895, William Gerrity opened a meat shop named Gerrity's The building was located in West Scranton. The store still stands at that same location today, and is now the flagship of a thirteen- store business, including three Ace Hardware locations. Market. A few years later, Joseph Hoban became a partner and the two men soon expanded the business to include two other stores. In 1945, Mr. Hoban decided to sell his half of the business to Mr. Gerrity in order to pursue other interests. Shortly after, in 1948, William passed it on to his three sons, Joseph, William Jr. and Thomas. By 1957, William Jr. had moved out of the area, and Thomas had passed away. Joseph Gerrity, now the sole owner, chose to continue his family's business. In 1993, that small one-store business became three stores when Neal added a location in Kingston and one on Keyser Avenue in North Scranton. The following year, Gerrity's again expanded with the addition of a store on Meadow Avenue in South Neal Fasula with his mother, Mary Fasula. "Aunt Mary Scranton. Things were pretty quiet for a few years until 1997, when Neal completed a deal to acquire five more stores. This brought the total number of stores to nine. At that time, Gerrity's delivered meat to customers all over Lackawanna County. Neal Fasula began his career with Gerrity's when he was hired as a delivery boy in 1964. Working his way through high school and college, Neal earned a degree in 1969 in accounting and began to work in New York City. However, shortly after leaving, Joseph Gerrity's shop burned down. Neal returned home and he and Joseph decided to open up another meat market as partners. A few years later, Mr. Gerrity retired and Unfortunately, shortly after the first new store opened, Neal Fasula passed away. His wife and sons were left with the responsibility of running the family business. Joseph Gerrity In July of 2006, Gerrity's moved the store in Hanover Township to a newly renovated building in the Hanover Mall. The new location allowed for the addition of new services that were not available Joyce "Mom" Fasula sold his half to Neal. Since then, the business has been in the Fasula family, but the one hundred and twenty six year old Gerrity name has remained. in the previous location. In what became the prototype store for the company, the store included a sandwich and pizza shop, a full service florist and a Pharmacy. The store also had completely new décor and became the blueprint for renovations at the other nine locations. In 1980, Neal opened the first Gerity's Supermarket. The new store was the first Gerrity's location to offer customers all of the products and services found in full service supermarkets. Gen Today, the Fasula family passionately continues the business that began so long ago. Joyce Fasula, who is now better known as "Mom" OPENING remains the president and CEO with her son, Joe, assisting with the daily operation and administration of the company. Gerrty's stands today as one of the Eynon St. & Main Ave, Grand Opening, Scranton 1987 Joyce Fasula, Dan Barone, Neal Fasula, Angela Minella, Doxie Fasula, and Frank Cimino Joyce "Mom" Fasula with oldest and most well known Son, Joseph Fasula local businesses, Geriys YOUR HOME-TOWN GROCER supermarkets SINCE 1895 William Gerrity and Joseph Hoban, owners. Original Gerrity's Meat Market, Railroad Ave., Scranton In 1895, William Gerrity opened a meat shop named Gerrity's The building was located in West Scranton. The store still stands at that same location today, and is now the flagship of a thirteen- store business, including three Ace Hardware locations. Market. A few years later, Joseph Hoban became a partner and the two men soon expanded the business to include two other stores. In 1945, Mr. Hoban decided to sell his half of the business to Mr. Gerrity in order to pursue other interests. Shortly after, in 1948, William passed it on to his three sons, Joseph, William Jr. and Thomas. By 1957, William Jr. had moved out of the area, and Thomas had passed away. Joseph Gerrity, now the sole owner, chose to continue his family's business. In 1993, that small one-store business became three stores when Neal added a location in Kingston and one on Keyser Avenue in North Scranton. The following year, Gerrity's again expanded with the addition of a store on Meadow Avenue in South Neal Fasula with his mother, Mary Fasula. "Aunt Mary Scranton. Things were pretty quiet for a few years until 1997, when Neal completed a deal to acquire five more stores. This brought the total number of stores to nine. At that time, Gerrity's delivered meat to customers all over Lackawanna County. Neal Fasula began his career with Gerrity's when he was hired as a delivery boy in 1964. Working his way through high school and college, Neal earned a degree in 1969 in accounting and began to work in New York City. However, shortly after leaving, Joseph Gerrity's shop burned down. Neal returned home and he and Joseph decided to open up another meat market as partners. A few years later, Mr. Gerrity retired and Unfortunately, shortly after the first new store opened, Neal Fasula passed away. His wife and sons were left with the responsibility of running the family business. Joseph Gerrity In July of 2006, Gerrity's moved the store in Hanover Township to a newly renovated building in the Hanover Mall. The new location allowed for the addition of new services that were not available Joyce "Mom" Fasula sold his half to Neal. Since then, the business has been in the Fasula family, but the one hundred and twenty six year old Gerrity name has remained. in the previous location. In what became the prototype store for the company, the store included a sandwich and pizza shop, a full service florist and a Pharmacy. The store also had completely new décor and became the blueprint for renovations at the other nine locations. In 1980, Neal opened the first Gerity's Supermarket. The new store was the first Gerrity's location to offer customers all of the products and services found in full service supermarkets. Gen Today, the Fasula family passionately continues the business that began so long ago. Joyce Fasula, who is now better known as "Mom" OPENING remains the president and CEO with her son, Joe, assisting with the daily operation and administration of the company. Gerrty's stands today as one of the Eynon St. & Main Ave, Grand Opening, Scranton 1987 Joyce Fasula, Dan Barone, Neal Fasula, Angela Minella, Doxie Fasula, and Frank Cimino Joyce "Mom" Fasula with oldest and most well known Son, Joseph Fasula local businesses,