Gerald A. Poore

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Gerald "Jerry" Anthony Poore

78, of Noblesville, IN, died October 30, 2013 at Riverview Hospital. He was born in Los Angeles, CA to Clifford and Garnet "Bobbie" (Schwarze) Poore. His parents preceded him in death.

He was a graduate of Beloit College at Beloit, WI earning with a degree in history. Jerry, as he was fondly known, served his country in the U.S. Air Force. He was a national sales manager for Owens-Illinois Glass and later Packaging Corporation of America at Gas City, IN before retiring.

He was a member of Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity, Master Brewers Of America, Oconomowoc Golf Club and Harbour Trees Golf Club. Jerry was an avid golfer and enjoyed fishing, woodworking, traveling and "tinkering" with his computer.

Survivors include his wife, Joyce (Bowen) Poore of 54 years; a daughter and son-in-law, Cathryn and Jack Giesenschlag of Oswego, IL, a son: Kenneth of Kirkland, WA; a brother and sister-in-law, John and Betty of St. Louis, MO; four grandchildren, Sarah and Rebecca of Oswego, IL, Meredith and Raleigh of Harvest, AL; his beloved dachshund, Heidi and other family and friends.

A private celebratory event will take place at a later date. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the Boys and Girls Club of Noblesville, 1448 Conner Street, Noblesville, IN 46060, or the Humane Society for Hamilton County, 1721 Pleasant Street, Noblesville, IN 46060. Arrangements are entrusted to Hartley Funeral Homes Cicero Chapel , where you may share a memory or send condolences at: http://www.hartleyfuneralhomes.com

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Nov. 3, 2013
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