Gerard J. DHuy
Gerard J. DHuy
Gerard J. DHuy, Jerry, was born in Brooklyn, NY on August 2, 1936 to George F. and Rose M. (Cook) DHuy, and died Friday, December 28, 2012 in Tucson, AZ, in the presence of his wife, Christine (Bodurka) DHuy and daughter, Kathy Ann (DHuy) Johnson. Before retiring in Tucson, Jerry DHuy lived in Bethlehem, PA. His father took a position with Bethlehem Steel Company when Jerry was five years old. He attended Sts. Simon and Jude Catholic School and was a graduate of Central Catholic High School, Allentown, PA. Mr. DHuy received a Bachelors Degree from Duke University in 1959, and two post-graduate degrees from Lehigh University and New York University. He taught Structural Engineering at Manhattan College for seven years before returning to Bethlehem, PA, where he established DHuy Engineering in 1976. DHuy Engineering, Inc. specializes in structural engineering design and construction project management and grew to approximately 40 employees. He retired in 2007 and continued to consult on a number of projects.In 2003, Mr. DHuy focused his passion for Ventana Canyon and led a small group of Ventana Canyon Golf and Racquet Club members and purchased the property. This successful effort has provided ownership for almost 300 members, allowing the Club to thrive and create employment for its entire staff. He led the Alliance Group as Chairman of the Board for three years, and he was always grateful for the outstanding effort of the staff and management team. Survivors: He is survived by his wife, Christine (Bodurka) DHuy; two children: Kathy Ann DHuy Johnson (Henry), and Gerard J. DHuy (Sandi); three grandchildren: Connor DHuy Johnson, Alexandra DHuy, and Tyler DHuy; a brother George J. R. DHuy of Montreal, Canada; three step-children: Colleen Bresnak, Brian Fritz (Cheryl), and Jon Fritz; three step-grandchildren: Cody Bresnak, Nicholas Fritz, and Addison Fritz. Services: A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, January 5, 2013, at St. Albans Episcopal Church, 3738 Old Sabino Canyon Road, Tucson, AZ 85750. Contributions: Memorial donations may be made to The Salvation Army, Peppis House, or charity of ones choice. Memorial donations may also be made to DHuy Engineering, Inc., One East Broad Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018, for the DHuy Engineering Scholarship Fund.
Published by Morning Call on Dec. 31, 2012.
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Chris and Family,

It was truly an honor to get to know you and Jerry over the past couple of years. He will always be remember fondly, not only for his love for his family, but wonderful sence of humor. All my love!
Rebecca Szabo-Silfies
January 7, 2013
Dear Chris,

Our most heartfelt sympathy goes out to you at this time. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Your friends,
Joe and Judi Horvath
January 2, 2013
Dear Chris and Family,
I'm very sorry for your loss of jerry. The world Has lost a very special person, His smile could light up the darkest room. It always was a pleasure to be in his company, He will be missed dearly.
God has a special plan for him and jerry will be watching over you and yours.
Fran Siderias
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January 1, 2013
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We all love you, Daaaaaad. No part of my life was untouched by you and your wit, wisdom, and love. I am proud to be like you and to be your daughter. You will always be my daddy! Now our talks will be via prayers, not phones, but you will always be part of me and I will carry you with me as I go on with my life...and of course, at Penn State games!! Your loving daughter, Kathy Ann
Kathy Ann Johnson
December 31, 2012
Christine, A bond of love that's shared together will live forever. My deepest sympathy.
Barbara Smith
December 31, 2012
The Manhattan College alumni community shares the grief, and is now praying for our fellow "Jasper Maker" and the family at this time. Faculty -- current and past -- are recognized, remembered, and prayed for. We are mindful of the service of these good men and women that comprise the Jasper "forge" that making us what we are. The Alumni Office has been informed. As well as the Jasper Jottings community that I personally can reach. We are all a little poorer now. "No man is an island, entire of itself ... any man's death diminishes me". We are sorry for your loss.
fjohn reinke (mc1968)
December 31, 2012
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