Thomas ""Jerry"" Ridgley, 63, of Pittston, passed away Monday, May 6, at his home.
He was born in Avoca on Sept. 27, 1949, a son of the late Anne (Quinn) Ridgley.
Jerry was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church, Pittston. He attended Northeast High School, Duryea. Jerry worked and retired from the Nesbitt Hospital, Kingston, with more than 25 years of service. For many years, he was a member of the Avoca Hose Co.
In addition to his mother, he is preceded in death by his brother, William Ridgley.
Jerry is survived by his sister, Cindy Hogan, and her husband, James, Pittston Junction; nephew, John Murphy; nieces, Christine Policare, Julie Ross and Susan Smith; many great-nieces and great-nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Our Lady of the Eucharist Church, 535 N. Main St., Pittston, with Fr. Thomas Maloney officiating. Friends may call at the church 9 a.m. until time of Mass. Interment will be at St. Mary's Cemetery, Avoca.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Avoca Hose Co., 740 Main St., Avoca, PA 18641.
Online condolences may be made at www.kiesingerfuneralservices.com.
Published in Times Leader on May 9, 2013