Gerald "Jerry" Scallon
1938 - 2021
BORN
1938
DIED
2021

Scallon, Gerald W. "Jerry"

MADISON – Gerald W. "Jerry" Scallon passed away on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021, at age 82.

Jerry was born on May 31, 1938, to James and Grace (Gruber) Scallon. He graduated from Central High School in 1957. Following high school, he joined the U.S. Marine Corps, serving during the Vietnam era. He was most proud to have served his country.

Jerry was an avid sports fan – enjoying all things Badgers, Packers and Brewers. He was a member of Post 534 in McFarland.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Brian; his sister, Kathleen Folger; and his brother, Tom. He is survived by his wife, Sharon; his daughter, Karen Scallon (Steve Dwyer); stepdaughter, Erin (Jim) Radle; stepson, Michael Mount; grandsons, Logan Dwyer and Benjamen Radle; sister, Marilou Jeffcott; brother, Jim; and many nieces and nephews.

Per Jerry's wishes, there will be no services; however, memorials may be made to American Legion Post 534, P.O. Box 556, McFarland, WI 53558.

A huge thank you to the staff at the VA Hospital and to the first responders.



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Published by Madison.com on Feb. 21, 2021.
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To Jerry's family, we are so sorry for your loss. Jerry was my first cousin and we saw each other often when we were growing up, although he was a bit older than I. Both of us worked on our grandparents (Frank & Winnie Scallon) farm near Plain, WI. My parents, Esther (Scallon) & Phil Rosien would visit with Grace and Jim Scallon and their family in Madison when they lived just off Badger Road. I have fond memories playing with Jerry, Tom, Jim and MaryLou at that home. We pray that Jerry and his family finds peace. Dan & Shirley Rosien
Dan Rosien
February 23, 2021