Ethel G. Jordan
1918 - 2012 CHICOPEE Ethel G. (Jerrold) Jordan, 94, of Chicopee, formerly of Springfield, passed away on Friday, November 9, 2012, at the Renaissance Manor in Westfield.
She was born in Springfield on August 13, 1918, daughter of Francis and Elana (Mailhott) Jerrold. Ethel was a graduate of Commence High School and she proudly served in the State Guards during World War II
. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Springfield for several years. In addition to her parents she was also predeceased by her husband, Paul Joseph Jordan, in 2010, and one son, Charles Clemons, and one brother, Albert Jerrold.
She is survived by three children, Gaylyn Heishman and his wife Linda of Westfield, Dianna Cassanelli and her husband Alan of Bloomfield, CT., and Alayne Heishman of Florence, MA., and she leaves one step daughter Theresa Benoit and her husband, Richard, of Springfield, and one daughter-in-law, Joan Clemons of Pittsfield, and she leaves 13 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
MEMORIAL NOTICE: Family and friends are invited to a gathering on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 from 3 p.m until 6 p.m. at the BYRON KEENAN FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION TRIBUTE CENTER, 1858 ALLEN STREET, SPRINGFIELD, MA 01118. Mrs. Jordan's funeral will be held on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at 10 A.M. at the Trinity Lutheran Church, 400 Wilbraham Road, Springfield, MA 01109. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Park Cemetery, 895 Parker Street in Springfield.
Contributions may be made in Ethel's memory to the Noble VNA and Hospice Services Inc., 77 Mill Street, Suite 201, Westfield, MA 01085.