The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

Obituaries

January 3, 2013

Gerald A. Ende

ASHTABULA — Gerald A. Ende, age 84, died peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, among family members at the Country Club Retirement Center in Ashtabula Ohio.

He was born on August 29, 1928, the son of John and Julia Ende in Meadville, Pa. A Veteran, Jay served in the U.S. Air Force then the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.

Gerald worked for the Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division for 22 years in Ashtabula. He also worked for the Veterans Service Commission where he again retired.

During his life, he enjoyed building grandfather clocks and doing home improvements. He especially took pride and loved gardening. He took every opportunity to help others. Family was very important to him, one could see the enjoyment in him at family picnics, while playing softball, pitching horseshoes, and barbequing. His children and grandchildren brought much joy to his life, and he to theirs.

He was a devote Catholic and was a longtime member of Mother of Sorrows Church and Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. He attended Adoration Chapel for many years at Mount Carmel Church. His faith was very important to him.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Connie, whom he married on Nov. 19, 1955; his children, Charlene (Keith Knudson) Ende of Cleveland Heights, Ohio, Larry (Cindy) Ende of Phoenix, Ariz., Joseph (Jessica) Ende of Pasadena, Calif., Martin Ende of Wentzville, Mo., Gary (Jennifer) Ende of Ashtabula, Edward Ende of Ashtabula, Donald (Tanisha) Ende of El Paso, Texas, and Maria Ende of Ashtabula; five grandchildren, Michael, John, Noah, Lily and Alexis Ende; and one great-grandson, Christopher Ende, and his twin sister, Gerrie (Frank) Piunno of Mentor, Ohio.

Jay was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Herman (Dot) Ende, Paul Ende and Robert Ende; sisters, Dorothy (Bob) Pitcarin, Marie (Bill) Stanford, Rita (Whitey) Benson, Sister Charlene (Ruth) Ende and Norma Roberts; and a daughter-in-law, Suzanne Ende.

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