Jerome "Jerry" Edward Gilroy

March 10, 1943November 19, 2021

Jerome (Jerry) Edward Gilroy, age 78 of Vestavia Hills, passed away on Friday, November 19, 2021, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on March 10, 1943 to the late Francis M. Gilroy and Elizabeth Gilroy in Connecticut. Mr. Gilroy retired from Ansell Manufacturing in Dothan, Alabama before moving to Vestavia Hills, Alabama.

Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, and his sister Patricia Sikeritzky. He is survived by his loving wife Frances, sons: Michael (Carla) Gilroy, Sean (Becky) Gilroy and daughter Erin (Jon) Trammell, his grandchildren: Landon Trammell, Briley Trammell, Joseph Gilroy, Caroline Gilroy, Sarah Frances Gilroy, Ethan Gilroy and William Earle, sister Joan Kalil, brother Gary Gilroy, nephews Kevin Gilroy, Michael Kalil and niece Meghan Nichols.

A visitation for Jerome will be held Tuesday, November 23, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM at Our Lady of the Valley, 5514 Double Oak Lane, Birmingham, AL 35242, followed by a funeral service from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in memory of Jerry Gilroy may be made to the Birmingham Zoo, 2630 Cahaba Road, Birmingham, AL 35223 or Animal Adoption Center of Blount County, P.O Box 458, Cleveland, Alabama 35049

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Gilroy family.


  • Visitation

    Tuesday, November 23, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, November 23, 2021


Jerome "Jerry" Edward Gilroy

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Kristi Waldrop

November 30, 2021

Prayers for you and your family during this difficult time.