Gerald C. Speaker Sr. of Pemberton Township passed away Tuesday, May 31, 2011. He was 89.
He was a native of Conshohocken, Pa.
Jerry joined the U.S. Navy after high school and served honorably in World War II.
He lived most of his life in East Norriton, Pa., moving to Presidential Lakes in 1961.
Jerry was a retired truck driver for the Burlington County Highway Department, after 20 years. He retired to Pineview Terrace in 1984.
He was a member of the Browns Mills Memorial V.F.W. Post 6805.
Jerry was a very hard worker and an avid golfer.
Husband of the late Mildred J. Speaker, who passed away in 2003.
Beloved father of Sandra Harper and husband, James, of Church Hill, Tenn., Gerald C. Speaker Jr. and wife, Leslie, of Country Lakes, and Lauren South of Browns Mills; also survived by nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and 21 great-great-grandchildren.
There will be a viewing and visitation 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, at The Lankenau Funeral Home, 31 Elizabeth St., Pemberton Borough.
Relatives and friends of Gerald''s family are invited to his funeral service 10 a.m. Friday at The Lankenau Funeral Home, 31 Elizabeth St., Pemberton Borough.
Interment and graveside services will be held 12:30 p.m. Friday, at the George Washington Memorial Parke, Plymouth Meeting, Pa.