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Jerome "Jerry" Bridgeford

August 6, 1927 — August 14, 2017

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BRIDGEFORD, Jerome "Jerry" M. Beloved husband of Joyce (nee Jennings) Bridgeford of 65 years. Devoted father of Cathy (Mark) Greensfelder, Susan Cummings, Alan (Amy) Bridgeford, Mary Bridgeford, and Beth (Rex) Droese. Loving grandfather of seven. Great grandfather of three. Dear brother of Paul Bridgeford, Wilda Kovich, and the late Jack Bridgeford. Jerry was born on August 6, 1927 in Fargo ND. He and Joyce were married on May 31, 1952. He served in the Korean war and saw action at the 38th parallel. When he returned home, he finished his masters degree at the University of Alabama. Jerry went to work for Procter and Gamble in Memphis, TN and later transferred to Cincinnati in 1960. He was part of the team that started P&G’s computer system. Jerry was a family man and enjoyed staying home. He coached baseball for Alan’s T-Ball team, was the social director of the Forest Park Swim club for many years, and treasurer of the local chapter of the A.A.I.I. investment club. He taught seniors at Maple Knoll on how to use computers. Jerry passed away on Monday, August 14, 2017 at the age of 90 years. Visitation will be held at Vorhis & Ryan Funeral Home, 11365 Springfield Pk., Springdale, OH 45246 on Friday, August 18, 2017 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Our Lady of The Rosary Church, 17 Farragut Rd, Greenhills, OH 45218 on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 10:00 AM. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 644 Linn St, Cincinnati, OH 45203

Charitable donations may be made to:

Greater Cincinnati Alzheimer's Association
Cincinnati OH

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