Gerald “Jerry” G. Riedy, age 82, of Norwalk, passed away Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at Fisher-Titus Medical Center.
He was born July 21, 1931 in Sandusky to the late Victor and Esther (Mantey) Riedy. He was a 1951 graduate of St. Mary High School in Sandusky and attended Tiffin Business College. He worked over 30 years at Providence Hospital, retiring in 1993. He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Norwalk and Sandusky, enjoyed taking walks and mowing the lawn. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family and the outdoors.
He is survived by his wife, Rita (Nejedly) Riedy of Norwalk, to whom he married April 4, 1959; daughter, Cynthia (Anthony) Pensiero-Defazio of Charlotte, NC; granddaughter, Arianna; and step-grandchildren, Anthony and Riya; sisters, Beatrice Riedy of Sandusky and Carol Marksbury of Monroeville; nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his sisters, Mary Agnes and Sister Mary Carolanne; brothers, Cyril, Kenneth and Richard Riedy.
Friends may call on Thursday from 4:00 until 7:00 P.M. at the Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main Street, Norwalk. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday at 10:30 A.M. at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 130 S. Main Street, Milan, OH. The Rev. Nathan Bockrath will officiate. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Sandusky.
Memorial contributions may be sent to St. Mary Catholic Church, 38 W. League Street, Norwalk, OH 44857.
Condolences may be shared at norwalkfuneral.com.