Jerry T. Kightlinger Sr., 81, of 634 Jefferson St., Meadville, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, surrounded by his loving family at Meadville Medical Center after a lengthy illness.
He was born Sept. 27, 1932, a son of Theodore and Mildred Bryan. He married Agnes Marie Consla on March 10, 1956, in Titusville. Jerry was a graduate of Behrend College and worked at Horne Textile in Titusville for 32 years.
He is survived by his devoted wife of 57 years, Agnes; and his three loving sons, Jerry Jr. and wife, Penny, of Titusville, John and wife, Linny, of Meadville, and Jay and wife, Aggie, of Pleasantville; nine grandchildren, Amanda, Ben, Danny, Chelsea, Carressa, Samantha, Nicholas, Jeremy and Shannon; two sisters, Leora (Glenn) Waybright and Carole Filson; two brothers, Robert (Sherry) Bryan and Theodore Bryan Jr.; sister-in-law, Beatrice Munson; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Jerry was loved by all who knew him and always greeted everyone with a smile. He enjoyed spending time with his loving family and friends. He was an avid Pittsburgh Pirates and Steelers fan and loved golfing, fishing and hunting and especially spending time at camp.
Family and friends are welcome to call on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Saint Brigid Roman Catholic Church Social Hall, 383 Arch St., Meadville.
Contributions may be made to Roofner-Collins-Warren Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 544 Chestnut St., Meadville, Pa. 16335.
Please take a moment to share a memory or condolence with the family on Jerry’s Book of Memories online at roofnercollinswarrenfh.com.