– Jeremiah, 82, passed peacefully Wednesday in Sublimity. He
was born in Berlin, Pennsylvania. Jeremiah grew up in Akron,
Ohio and lived in California for over 50 years before moving to
Chemult in 1997 and to Lyons in 1999. He served in the US Navy
during WWII. Jeremiah
worked for over 20 years as the liquor manager at Ralph’s
loved his family and his home. Jeremiah enjoyed people and kids
and visiting, He had a great sense of humor and liked telling
jokes. Jeremiah was a personal shopper and always relished his
Tuesday shopping trips. He would always feed the birds at his
home and left food out for all the animals to eat.
married Audrey Arbour on January 10, 1982 in Culver City, CA. He
is survived by his wife: Audrey of Lyons; Son: Jerry C. McNerney
of Lapine; Daughters: Mary Gilbert of Arizona and
Leanne Lail of Salem. Brothers: Dan McNerney, John McNerney and
Frank McNerney; Sisters: Ginnie Lockwood, Patricia Talbot, Addie
Anderson and Kathleen Danley. Grandchildren – 5 and 1 –
Great-grandson. He was preceded in death by brother: Paul
McNerney; Sister: Mary Anne McNerney and step-son: Neil Besner.
memorial service will be held at a later date. Contributions may
be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or American Cancer
Society. Serving the family North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.