Jerry R. Jennings, 69, of Westmoreland, passed away on June 24, 2020, doing what he loved, fishing with family on Stillwater Reservoir. Born in Little Falls on July 16, 1950, he was a son of the late John and Frances (Harrrington) Jennings. He was a graduate of Canajoharie High School. On October 9, 1971, he was united in marriage to Mary Jo Schneible.
Jerry worked at many local farms growing up and owned and operated JerMarSon Farm. In 1982, he started Herd Improvement Hoof Trimming and continued servicing local farms until 1999. He later worked at Rome Cable Co. until its closing and retired in 2012 from International Wire in Camden.
He was an officer in both the Westmoreland and Lowell Fire Departments. Jerry loved to hunt and fish, raise beef and pigs and making maple syrup with his son Tim and grandson Justin.
Surviving besides his loving wife of 48 years, Mary Jo, are four sons, Mark (Pam) Jennings, Scott Jennings (Jennifer Hantsch), Timothy (Kristy) Jennings and Shaun (Staisha) Jennings; a sister, Joyce Clements; four brothers, Ray (Yvonne) Jennings,Sr., Duane (Carol) Jennings, Calvin Jennings and James Jennings; ten grandchildren, Samantha (Gage) Childers, Matthew Jennings, Michelle Jennings, Anne Jennings, Mark W. Jennings, Ryan Jennings, Lauren Jennings, Justin Jennings, Ariah Hughes and Peyton Jennings; one great-grandson, Easton; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son, Craig J. Jennings; a sister, Joann Christman; and a brother, Johnny Jennings.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, June 29, at 4 p.m. at Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, Inc., 418 N. George St., Rome. Family and friends are invited to call at the funeral home on Monday prior to the service from 1-4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Jerry’s memory may be made to Big Moose Fire and Ambulance, 1449 Big Moose Rd, Eagle Bay, NY 13331. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, a limited number of guests will be allowed to enter the funeral home at one time, everyone must wear a face covering upon entering and proper social distancing protocols must be adhered to once inside.
You may light a candle, send a message of sympathy, and read the obituary at www.nunnandharper.com.