Highberger, Gerald James, - 53, of Brigantine, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday November 27, 2021. Jerry was born in Rahway, NJ to Gerald and Nancy (Lazo) Highberger. He was a graduate of United States Naval Academy with a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science. He proudly achieved the rank of Captain in the US Marine Corps. Jerry was an avid college and professional football fan. He loved watching his Navy Midshipman and the New York Giants. He also enjoyed his many visits with his family to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. He was a member of the Brigantine VFW Post 6964, The Marine Corp League and the Knights of Columbus of Moorestown, NJ. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife Sheri, his children Erika, Rachel, Emma and Sean. He is also survived by his brother Kirk and his wife Tina. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Life Celebration gathering for Jerry on Thursday December 2, 2021 from 9:30 to 10:50am at St. Thomas Church, 331 8th Street South, Brigantine. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11AM. Interment will be private. Military Honors will follow immediately after Mass. The family kindly requests donations in lieu of flowers to the Brigantine VFW Post 6964, 121 31ST Street Brigantine, NJ 08203. To share your fondest memory of Jerry please visit www.keatesplum.com
Family services by Keates-Plum Funeral Home, Brigantine
Published by The Press of Atlantic City on Nov. 30, 2021.