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Gerald "Jerry" R. Hanlon 1933 - 2013
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Sunday, October 27, 2013
Bob, Just found out about the passing of your father. My parents spoke kindly of him and his music over the years. Our condolences to you and the family. Sharon (Rahn) Lynn
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
I only just heard about Jerry's passing. I am sorry to hear the news. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Joyce and family.
Mark and Suzie & family
Sunday, October 20, 2013
God bless, will miss you Uncle Jerry.
Thursday, October 17, 2013
Roger:

So sorry to hear of your fathers passing. I know all too well the immeasurable loss you are experiencing. God blessed you with a wonderful & loving father. I know he will always be in your heart. God bless you & your family. Colleen (from the Assessor's Office)
Thursday, October 17, 2013
Sorry for your loss.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
So sorry for your families loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
We've lost a kind soul with a golden voice. You'll be hard pressed to find more genuine and giving person in your life, feel fortunate if ever your paths crossed. Love and blessings, carry him home.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Our condolences to all the family
We are so sorry to hear about our friend Jerry, he was such a kind caring man. Who helped a lot of people,including myself. He will be deeply missed.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
I am so very sorry for the loss of this wonderful man. My most heartfelt thoughts condolences and love to your family.
Monday, October 14, 2013
So sad to hear of the loss of my friend in music Jerry, I am from Banbridge in Northern Ireland and our paths crossed from time to time, to his family and friends know that he was loved a lot over here x
Monday, October 14, 2013
So sorry for your loss. I feel very lucky that I was able to meet Lisa's Uncle Jerry this summer. I will always cherish that I was able to hear him perform on the organ when we visited.
Monday, October 14, 2013
Joyce & family: I just learned about Jerry's death....I am so sorry. He was a good man and will be deeply missed. Let me know what I can do.
Monday, October 14, 2013
Patricia(Hanlon),Odie,Hunter and Emily Estep
Monday, October 14, 2013
You all are in our prayers.
Sunday, October 13, 2013
Rodger, your sharp wit and kind heart must owe in some large part to the man, your father, that we are now praising in remembrance. Although I never met him, through you your father's light has far outreached his presence. You are a great credit to him, I am sure of that, and a great friend.
Sunday, October 13, 2013
All my sympathies to you Joyce and all your family. May The Lord grant you peace and comfort.
Your former neighbor, Barbara O'Dell
Sunday, October 13, 2013
I am so very sorry. My heart aches for you all. I am thankful that I did get to spend time with my Uncles Jerry at the reunion and especially the visit out to the house to visit with him and Aunt Joyce. It made my heart feel good. I am thankful that my husband got to meet them both as well. I've been listening to Hey Little Dan all weekend.. made me cry hard but also made me happy. Much love to everyone. My deepest sympathy. Love, Lisa.
Sunday, October 13, 2013
sorry to hear of your loss, joyce and walter. if anything I may be of help, please let me know. again, sorry. virgil hauk
Sunday, October 13, 2013
Dear Roger, and the whole Hanlon family,
Jerry sounds like an amazing guy, and I know you will miss him very much. May the music that he loved, and left behind, help to comfort you in your loss.

My thoughts are with you.
Sunday, October 13, 2013
Joyce and family.
Sincerest sympathy on your loss of Jerry at this very sad time.
Rita Karns
Sunday, October 13, 2013
Wow, so sad to hear this, I can not forget, as a kid, running around with "The Midwest Playboys", I knew ever song in Jerry's set by heart. Joyce & boys sorry for your loss, I am sure mom was there waiting for him with a great big HOOWDEEE, I'M SO GLAD TO SEE YA !!!
Sunday, October 13, 2013
Rodger, I am sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you and your family during these difficult times.
Sunday, October 13, 2013
Being as good of a guy as you are Rodger,I'm sure your father was absolutely amazing.
Sunday, October 13, 2013
So sorry to hear of your family's loss. The pain of separation will subside some, and what's now a grievous scab will become a sort of scar that can remind you of the experiences you shared. I loved his musical take on "Kickapoo," and his distinctive blend of Irish music and country & western like some Midwestern descendent of Maisie McDaniel and Jimmie Rodgers. Prayers are with you all; take care.
Sunday, October 13, 2013
So sorry to hear about Jerry's passing. My condolences to the family.
Sunday, October 13, 2013
Although I never met Jerry, I went to elementary school with Rodger. I friended Jerry on FB after finding Rodger and wasn't aware of his musical career until then. I enjoyed his music very much. My heartfelt condolences to the Hanlon family. May God hold you and comfort you in this time.
Saturday, October 12, 2013
I know that heaven is a little brighter now as Jerry yodels his way along the streets of gold. He was a truly wonderful person. My thoughts and prayers will be with you Joyce and the family. Love you.
Saturday, October 12, 2013
dear frinds i am sarry
Saturday, October 12, 2013
I had the pleasure of listening to Jerry's music with his son, Donnie, as they entertained at the Peoria Park District Building. Our sympathy goes out to the family.
Saturday, October 12, 2013
iam saary about jerry randy form kickapool
Saturday, October 12, 2013
DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO JERRYS FAMILY THINKING OF YOU ALL AT THIS SAD TIME , WE ENJOYED GREAT TIMES WITH JERRY IN IRELAND SINGING WITH HIM ON HIS TOURS AND RECORDING WITH HIM YOUR ALL IN OUR HEARTS ALWAYS THE HEGGARTY TWINS
Saturday, October 12, 2013
Joyce, we were so sorry to read of Jerry's passing. Although we hadn't seen you in many years we always enjoyed your Christmas letters and especially the 2 CD's that Jerry had sent. Always the first CD's I play at Christmas. He will be sadly missed but long remembered. Our sympathy to you and all of the family.
Saturday, October 12, 2013
I am so sorry to hear of the Jerry's passing. May God bless all the Hanlon family at this time. Jerry is now in no more pain and 'Absent from the Body and Present with The Lord'.
Saturday, October 12, 2013
Jerry will miss hearing from you
Saturday, October 12, 2013
Sorry to hear about Jerry ,

I want to express our deepest Sympathy

for u and the family .We sure remember the good time we had with the two of u when we visited last yr and u took us a tour of your beautiful home and the nice meal you prepared for us . Sorry we couldn't visit longer and more ,but we want u to know we are praying for u and your family God Bless You
Saturday, October 12, 2013
I was so sorry to see in the paper of Jerry's passing. I met him years ago on insurance matters. He was a wonderful person and my prayers go out to Joyce, Don and the rest of his family. I'm sure heaven will be a better place now listening to some beautiful 'Nashville music'. Rest in peace my friend.
Saturday, October 12, 2013
Deepest Sympathy to the family.
Saturday, October 12, 2013
It has been said that if you have one true friend in life you are a lucky person. I was indeed a very fortunate person to have Jerry for that "one true friend". He was my friend and mentor and I will miss him. Rest in peace Amigo..
Saturday, October 12, 2013
Condolences to The Hanlon Family on this sad loss..May Gerry Rest In Peace with the Angels....Anna Hanlon ..Labasheeda Co. Clare.
Saturday, October 12, 2013
Truly one of nature's gentlemen. A heartfelt loss to all who knew him. Thankfully we will be able to remember Jerry as we continue to listen to his voice. I trust that the vacuum in the family's heart will be find comfort in knowing that many folks here in Northern Ireland,are reaching over the ocean in love and Heaven sent prayer and that God's peace will surround and uplift you. Joyce, may God put His arms around you and be your strength in the coming days. God bless you all . Gordon Wallace (presenter Hallelujah Special Gospel Time on Radio North Northern Ireland)
Saturday, October 12, 2013
I'm so sorry to learn of Jerry's passing. May God bring comfort and peace to his family during this difficult time.
Saturday, October 12, 2013
Woke up this morning to the sad news of Jerry's passing.... I kno he was such a gentleman and will be missed be by many.. Remember his visits very well to Northern Ireland an to our home many yrs ago ... Our Sympathy to all the family. RIP Jerry xx

The late great John Greers Daughter .. N.I

Jo-Ann Greer Welby & The Greer Family xx
Friday, October 11, 2013
god bless the HANLON family, he was a great man, great country singer and the best yodler ever
Friday, October 11, 2013
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
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