Jerald W. McQuilkin

SALEM – Jerald W. McQuilkin, 73, of Salem, died at 11:08 a.m. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at the Hospice House in Poland with his family by his side.

He was born Aug. 1, 1940 in Alliance, Ohio, son of the late Walter Allen and Gene (Davidson) McQuilkin.

Mr. McQuilkin was a 1958 graduate of Sebring High School and before his retirement in 2009 had been employed as a die maker for 27 years at Transue Williams in Alliance. He had formerly been a supervisor of installation for Casa Pools in Port Charlotte, Fla.

His parents and a sister, Peggy Ann McQuilkin, preceded him in death.

Survivors include his wife, Gloria (Hand) McQuilkin, whom he married June 9, 1997; two daughters, Lisa Joy McQuilkin Faas of Ocean Side, Calif., and Michelle Lee (Scott) Thomas of Salem; two brothers, James (Jean) McQuilkin of Guilford Lake and Steve (Marsha) McQuilkin of Beloit; four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Per his request, no calling hours will be held. Private family services will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St., Youngstown, Ohio 44512.

Arrangements were handled by the Stark Memorial Funeral Home.

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