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Jeremiah  “Jerry” C. McNerney
January 18, 1927 – August 19, 2009


Lyons – 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 Market.

He 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.

Jeremiah 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.

A 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.


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