Jerry G. McClish
- January 31, 1938 - May 21, 2012
- North Ridgeville, Ohio
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20637 Emerald Parkway
Cleveland, OH 44135
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What a great day to honor you. I am so proud of the courage that you have displayed over the years and glad that you suffer no more. We...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Jeff McClish - Las Vegas, NV
“Debbie and Family,
We are so sorry for your loss and we will continue to keep you in our prayers that God will comfort you as only He can. Jerry...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Terri and Larry Conner - TN
You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. I always remember you talking about the good times at the Indy.
3 of 11 | Posted by: John & Carol Polak - OH
“I will really miss my "Bingo Buddy"!!!!! I am so glad that the last time he played that our table practically SWEPT the game. We won 5 out of the 7...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Ann
“Sorry to hear of jerry's passing. He will greatly missed. He was a very special man and brought smiles to the people he was around. I really enjoyed...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: James boyce stna - Elyria, OH
“Our deep condolences to your family. Sending Love and Prayers. The Calhouns
6 of 11 | Posted by: Buddy & Lynne Calhoun - Lorain, OH
“Jerry became a friend on the internet. I remember him and teased him about being the "Big Man on Campus" when I was a freshman.
He gave so much...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: carolyn wilhoit mirabella - WV
“Dear Judy and Linda,
We were so sorry to hear of your loss. We never had the opportunity to meet Jerry. Be consoled in the knowledge that he is...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Don & Claudette Barth - OH
“The Lord allowed me the privilege of crossing paths on this earth with Jerry and his family. They always treated me just like I was part of their...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Brenda Suplita - Brook Park, OH
It seems so unreal to me that you have left us. I take peace in the fact that after the long journey through illness you are now...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Michelle Geer - kingwood, TX
“Oh Dear Jerry... I will miss you so much... Our talks, mainly about sports and North Ridgeville and the changes here. Sadly, I could see you growing...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Chrissy - N. Ridgeville - nurse
Jerry G. McClish, 74, passed away on Monday, May 21, 2012 at St. John Medical Center, Westlake.
Jerry was born on January 31, 1938 in Elwood, Indiana where he was raised. After living for a while in California, in October of 1976 his career with Sherwin Williams brought him to Cleveland, Jerry and his family then settled in North Ridgeville. He retired from Sherwin Williams in 1994.
Mr. McClish was a devoted member and proud Deacon at Abbe Road Baptist Church in Elyria. He was an avid sports fan, especially baseball, basketball, Nascar and Indy Racing.
Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Judy (nee Southern); daughters, Debbie McClish of North Ridgeville and Michelle (Brian) Geer of Houston, TX; son, Jeff (Cari) McClish of Las Vegas, NV; grandchildren, Jeffrey McClish, Megan McClish, Taira Casper, Trent Geer, Katie Ann McClish, Austin Geer, Brennan Geer, Peyton Geer and Rebekah McClish; and his brother Larry (Brenda) McClish of Elwood, IN.
Preceded in death by his parents, Glenn and Doris McClish (nee Chance); sister, Judy McClish; and his brother, Tom McClish.
Friends will be received on Friday from 5 – 8 PM at the Bogner Family Funeral Home, 36625 Center Ridge Rd, N. Ridgeville. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, May 26, 2012 at 2 PM from the Abbe Road Baptist Church, 670 Abbe Rd. North, Elyria. Pastor James Turner will officiate.
Memorial donations to the U.S.O. (www.uso.org/donate/) would be appreciated by the family.
For more information or to leave an online condolence, please visit www.bognerfamilyfuneralhome.com