Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Gerald V. Jorgensen, 77, of Union Springs, passed away on Friday, Aug. 5, 2016 at his home, with his family by his side.
He was the son of the late Delmar and Mildred Stowell Jorgensen. Gerald worked for the IBEW 1249 in Syracuse as electrical lineman for 32 years. Gerald was a member of the Trinity United Church of Christ in Union Springs for many years. He drove for the SCAT Van for 15 years, and was a long-time member and trustee of the Walter T. Conley American Legion Post No. 1107 in Union Springs.
He is survived by his wife, Marilyn Jorgensen, of Union Springs; three sons, Dennis Jorgensen and his wife Angeline, of Hanford, CA., Douglas Jorgensen and his wife Amanda, of Hilton, David Jorgensen and his wife Julee, of Auburn; three daughters, Debbra Hill, of Union Springs, Cynthia Diab and her husband Robert, of Union Springs, Donnelle Walter and her husband Kevin, of Scipio; five brothers, Roger, Theodore, Glenn, James, and Jack Jorgensen; three sisters: Marilyn Signor, Claudia Rouse, and Maxine Martens; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brothers, Robert, Eugene, and Kenneth Jorgensen; sisters, Dorothy Kratzer, Beverly Shaw, June Ryan, Penelope Salls, Virginia Jorgensen, and Sandra Jorgensen; and grandchildren, William and Gary Hill.
There will be visitation held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 27, at the Walter T. Conley American Legion Post No. 1107, 8 Schobey St., Union Springs, with a memorial and military honors at noon.
Shakelton Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Contributions may be made to Walter T. Conley American Legion Post No. 1107, 8 Schobey St., Union Springs, NY 13160; Hospice of the Finger Lakes, 1130 Corporate Drive, Auburn, NY 13021; or Trinity Church of Christ, P.O. Box 37, Union Springs, NY 13160, in memory or Gerald V. Jorgensen.