A funeral service will be held Monday for Gerald “Jerry” B. Cadman Sr. of 299 Wick Ave., Hermitage. He passed away at 5:15 a.m. Wednesday, March 26, 2014, in the hospital of Sharon Regional Health System after a brief illness. He was 103.
Mr. Cadman was born March 19, 1911, in Warren, Pa., a son of Jared and Pearl Roush Cadman.
He was a graduate of Wesleyville (Pa.) High School and the University of Pittsburgh.
Jerry was a member of Central Christian Church in Hermitage, where he had served as an elder. He worked as a pharmacist at the former Thrift Drugs in Sharon for many years.
Jerry enjoyed bowling, gardening, doing crossword puzzles, traveling with his wife to New England to see the fall foilage and spending time with his family. He was a volunteer tax worker for several years.
His wife, Hazel M. Wright Cadman, whom he married Jan. 14, 1946, died in 2002.
He is survived by: his son, Gerald B. Cadman Jr. and his wife Rebecca Swanson, Charlottesville, Va.; his stepdaughter-in-law, Dorothy Martin, Leavittsburg, Ohio; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by his stepdaughter, Jean Glass; his stepson, Harry “Buck” Phillips; his grandson, David Glass; and a sister, Ethel Myers.
The family would like to thank his wonderful caregivers, Cindy Murphy and her brother, Richard Murphy, Diane Peterson and Larry Rowlands. They would also like to thank the staff of 5 West of Sharon Regional Health System for all their compassion and care for Jerry in his final days.
Memorial contributions may be made to Central Christian Church Memorial Fund, 218 Meadowbrook Road, Hermitage, PA 16148; or Meals on Wheels, 396 Buhl Blvd., Sharon, PA 16146.
Gerald “Jerry” B. Sr., 103, of 299 Wick Ave., Hermitage.
Calling hours: Friends are invited to call from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday (3-30-14) in HAROLD W. STEVENSON FUNERAL HOME, 264 E. State St., Sharon 16146. Condolences to the family may be expressed by visiting stevensonfuneralhome.net
Service: Funeral service at 11 a.m. Monday (3-31-14) in Central Christian Church, Hermitage, with the Rev. Dr. Jeffrey T. Moore, pastor, officiating.
Interment: Hillcrest Memorial Park, Hermitage.