Gerald C. Gruver Jr.
Snowdon Funeral Home
140 N Main St
Shavertown, PA

Gerald "Jerry" C. Gruver Jr., 63, of Kingston Twp., passed away peacefully at home Nov. 30, 2021, after a short battle with cancer.

Jerry was born in Anchorage, Alaska, and grew up in Drums before moving to Kingston Twp. He graduated from Hazleton High School, Pennsylvania State University and College Misericordia.

Jerry was a lifelong Penn State football fan. He also got involved in the Valley ATV club and became the president for the last few years. He enjoyed his ATV trips and made many friends doing something he loved.

He is survived by his loving wife, Catherine Alesi Gruver; parents, Jerry and Alice Gruver; sister, Margaret Meyers; sister-in-law, Angela (Jay) Hopko; brother-in-law, Tony (Kim) Alesi; various nieces, nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.

Funeral visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday from Harold C. Snowdon Funeral Home Inc., 140 N. Main St., Shavertown.

Published by Citizens Voice on Dec. 5, 2021.
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I was so sorry to hear of Jerry's passing. He was a much-loved employee at TMG and always put a smile on my face. Prayers of condolence to his family and loved ones.
Carrie Flood
December 15, 2021
My heartful sympathy to Cathy and the entire family. As a co-worker, I was privileged to work with Jerry and occasionally share the lunch table with him. He was a gentle giant with a warm heart who never hesitate to help people. He will be missed by many.
Marilyn Bonner
December 13, 2021
We always had great times hanging out. We will miss you. No more suffering Rest in peace our friend. Love and prayers to Cathy and family. So deeply sorry.
Karen & Ken Eaton
December 10, 2021
Cathy, I´m so very sorry for your loss. My mom, Jerry´s Aunt Barb sends her deepest sympathy as well. Please accept our apologies for not being able to attend Jerry´s memorial service. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
Kim (Ochs) Karmonick
December 10, 2021
My sincere condolences to Jerry , Alice , Peggy and family. I was very sorry to hear of Jerrys passing. Have some good memories of us growing up together. May he be in a better place
Mary Lea Stutzman
December 9, 2021
We enjoyed talking to Jerry every time we saw him and especially at the neighborhood Block Party. Always was smiling and was a joy to be around. God Bless.
Duane Atkinson
December 7, 2021
So many memories, laughs and good times. Such a very sweet and caring man who will be truly missed. Such a special man who was taken too soon. God bless and rest in peace.
Ann Cooper
December 7, 2021
I was part of Jerry's TMG Medicaid team work family. He was always awesome to work with and an all around great guy! My sincere sympathy for your tremendous loss! Fly high, my friend!
Deb Getts
December 5, 2021
So sorry for his loss. A friend and fellow ATV rider. Always enjoyed being in his company at SSRTA and the Valley ATV rides. May he rest in eternal peace.
Edward Thomas
December 5, 2021
Cathy, our heart felt sympathy goes out to you. Jerry a dear friend shall never be forgotten for the wonderful times we shared as friends and family. Jerry will always be in our hearts, thoughts and prayers. God Bless
Mike & Ann Berish
December 5, 2021
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