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Gerard Matthew Temme

February 15, 1948 — December 22, 2021

Gerard Matthew Temme, 73, of Charleston, SC, husband to Nicole Temme (Décaillet) of 53 years, entered into eternal rest on December 22, 2021, surrounded by his family.

Born on February 15, 1948 in Abington, PA, Gerard was a son of the late Katherine Doran Temme and Gerard Joseph Temme.

Gerard was a high school teacher for almost forty years in Switzerland and the United States, and enjoyed reading, traveling, and spending time with his family.

Besides his wife Nicole, Gerard is survived by a daughter Joёlle, a son Samuel, a grandson Oliver, and a brother Carl.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, December 28, 2021 from 12:00-2:00 pm at McAlister-Smith Funeral and Cremation, West Ashley, 2501 Bees Ferry Rd, Charleston, SC 29414, (843) 722-8371.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Gerard`s memory may be sent to: MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital or to the ASPCA.

Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to McALISTER-SMITH FUNERAL & CREMATION, West Ashley, 2501 Bees Ferry Rd., Charleston, SC 29414, (843) 722-8371.
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Service Schedule

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Tuesday, December 28, 2021

12:00 - 2:00 pm

McAlister-Smith Funeral and Cremation - West Ashley

2501 Bees Ferry Road, Charleston, SC 29414

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