Henry Jedry

Died: Sun., Mar. 6, 2016

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Henry “Hank” Jedry, 100 years of age, passed away peacefully of natural causes at the Paramount Parks Assisted Living Facility in Eagle, Idaho on March 6, 2016. 

possible. Henry was born May 21, 1915 in Newark, New Jersey. He married Gertrude smith of Springfield, NJ and they remained married for 63 years until Gertrude’s passing in 2003. 

He retired in 1984 after a career in the automotive industry, the prior 20 years with Thul Auto Parts Inc. and as manager of their newest store in Plainfield, NJ. Prior to this he was part owner of a family owned business in Plainfield. 

Introduced to him in 1938, Long Beach Island and Beach Haven, New Jersey became his passion, pride, and joy. He and Gertrude enjoyed many winter weekends and continuous summer vacations there for 65 years, even owning a second home in Beach Haven for many years. Henry and Gertrude retired to Little Egg Harbor in 1987, moving from Fanwood, New Jersey. 

Surviving is son Dean, daughter-in-law Linda, grandson Jason, and great grandson Logan of Boise, ID; grandson David, great grandson Ethan, and great granddaughter Autumn of Donnelly, ID; daughter Lynn of Hampstead, North Carolina; and granddaughter Heidi Kutcher of Bethesda, Maryland. 

Arrangements were made by Wood Funeral Home, Tuckerton, NJ. Burial services were private and completed in the Greenwood Cemetery Mausoleum, Route 539, Tuckerton. A private graveside service was conducted by Reverend Kathleen Jamhoury of the First Presbyterian Church of Tuckerton. 

Hank wanted to convey his “Thank You” to all those who helped make all their wonderful friendships

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