Gerald R. ‘Jerry’ Emerson, 51 - Titusville Herald: Obituaries

Gerald R. ‘Jerry’ Emerson, 51

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Posted: Thursday, March 7, 2019 5:00 am

Gerald R. “Jerry” Emerson, 51, of Titusville, passed away Wednesday morning March 6, 2019, at St. Vincent Hospital in Erie.

Jerry was born on Sept. 9, 1967, at Dunkirk, New York, a son of Coralyn Hunt Emerson Hawthorne and the late Gerald R. Emerson. He was married to Shannon Armstrong, who survives.

Jerry was a graduate of Corry High School, Class of 1986. He had been employed most recently at A & J Auto in Titusville.

Jerry was a member of the Titusville Moose Club. He enjoyed shooting pool, four wheeling, target shooting, going to dirt track races at Mercer, Erie, Tri-City, Stateline and Lernersville and golfing.

He enjoyed spending time with his family and having family get togethers.  

Jerry is survived by his mother, Coralyn Hawthorne, of Hydetown; his wife, Shannon, of Titusville; the following children: Greg Schneider, of Centerville, Danielle Jones and husband, Alan, of Cassadaga, New York, Robert Emerson and fiancée, Bryanna Burrows, of Titusville, Kate Huffman, of Corry, Karly Brickner, of Oil City, Marisa Brickner, of Titusville, and Lindsay Vaughn and husband, Marcus, of Titusville; and numerous grandchildren.

Friends may call at the Gordon B. Garrett Funeral Home, 303 N. Washington St., Titusville, on Friday from noon to 3 p.m., at which time the funeral service will be conducted with Rev. Douglas Cole officiating.

Interment will be in Mayville Cemetery, Mayville, New York.

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