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Jerry Unroe

Jerry W. Unroe

Monday, September 1st, 1941 - Tuesday, July 30th, 2019
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Obituary

Jerry William Unroe, 77, of Hudson, passed away on Tuesday, July 30.

Born in Kent, Ohio, Jerry was a graduate of Kent State University in Journalism and Mass Communication. He retired as a Lieutenant Commander of U.S. Navy. He was on active duty from 1964 to 1967 serving on the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Enterprise as a Communications Officer and a member of the Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps. In civilian life, his career consisted of being a Human Resources Manager for various small companies in the greater Cleveland and Akron, Ohio area.

In the local community, he proudly served as the Co-Chair of the Hudson Tree Commission while also taking an active role in various veteran organizations over the years. Among his hobbies, he enjoyed fly fishing in both Virginia and Ohio, was a genealogist for the family, and an avid reader of history, and was an amateur astronomer . He was a perpetual diplomat and was known by his friends and family as having a quirky sense of humor in both good and challenging times. Jerry was considered a most loving and thoughtful husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, cousin, nephew, friend, and veteran.

His survivors include his son, Joel (Carrie) Unroe and granddaughters Keira, Keely, and Charlie of North Aurora, IL; his daughter, Colleen Unroe of State College, PA; sister, Peggy (Ray) Jirousek of Richfield, OH; and many extended family members in Ohio and the mountains of Virginia, including Uncle Lawrence and Aunt Eva Vines of Buchanan, Virginia; his Uncle J.C. and Barbara Pendleton of New Castle, Virginia, and Rita Unroe of Iron Gate, Virginia.

He is preceded in death by his wife of 35 years, Barbara Unroe, a local elementary public school teacher who passed in 2006 in addition to his parents Lewis “Pete” Unroe and Eleanor Pendleton Unroe of Kent.

Calling hours will be on Tuesday from 5 to 8pm at the Dunn Quigley Stow Chapel (3333 Kent Rd. at Rt. 91). Mass of a Christian Burial will be at 10:30am on Wednesday at St. Mary’s Catholic Parish (340 North Main Street, Hudson), with his final resting place at Markille Cemetery in Hudson.

IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, memorial donations may be made to OPERATION HOMEFRONT, 1355 Central Parkway S, Ste. 100, San Antonio, TX 78232 or https://www.operationhomefront.org in Memory of Lieutenant Commander (Ret) Jerry Unroe.


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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, August 6th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, August 6th, 2019 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Dunn-Quigley Stow Chapel
    Address
    3333 Kent Road
    Stow, OH 44224
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  • Service

    Wednesday, August 7th, 2019 | 10:30am
    When
    Wednesday, August 7th, 2019 10:30am
    Location
    St. Mary Catholic Church of Hudson
    Address
    340 North Main St.
    HUDSON, OH
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    Officiant
    Fr. Michael B. Smith
  • Interment

    Location
    St. Mary's/ Markille Cemetery
    Address
    410 N. Main St
    HUDSON, OH
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Doris Jill Wimer

Posted at 09:21am
My cousin was a character for sure, but he was also very loving and kind. I always remember him taking to his bedroom when all the girl cousins descended on their house for a family visit. We loved giving him a hard time. Eventually he would come out and play with us. So glad he had a love for our ancestry and went to all the work he did putting it together for us and even finding other family members we weren't aware of in the process. Will miss his smile and his voice as it was one that drew your attention.

Joseph Abood

Posted at 11:25pm
Going to miss Jerry. We will be thinking about him. -Joe&Angie Abood

Tami Unroe Ribera

Posted at 05:45pm
On behave of Ruby Bittinger ( Unroe) and family we give our condolences to the Unroe family for their loss
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Frank E White, Susan White

Posted at 09:43am
Jerry, Thanks for your Navy service and friendship ! Its so great that you Navy boys give us Marines a free ride to anywhere!
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Pascolis - Jack Sheila Bart and Sean

Posted at 02:25pm
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you & your families during this difficult time.
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