William Joseph Jerreld Jr.

Born January 6, 1922

William J. Jerreld departed this life to join our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on December 2, 2012. He died peacefully surrounded by his loved ones. He was born to William J. Jerreld, Sr. and Helene C. Carland in Philadelphia, PA on January 6, 1922. After years of traveling, the family moved from Buffalo, NY to Pensacola, FL in 1988. Bill joined the Marine Corps in World War II and was active in four Pacific Island Campaigns. He retired after thirty years of service and was a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. In civilian life he was a commercial lithographer. He was a parishioner of St. Paul Catholic Church, active in the Eucharistic Adoration Community. Trudy, his beloved wife of 56 years, preceded him in death. Survivors are his loving family, including: Patricia Finley (Timothy), Kathleen Wyland, Barbara VanRysdam (Casey), Constance Kallin, Nancy Knighton (Robert), William Jerreld III (Susan), Elizabeth Smith (Thomas), James Jerreld (Diane), Mary Jerreld, Joan Hawco (James), Christine DuFresne (Shaun), and Timothy Jerreld (April). He is also survived by 29 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. Visitation at Bayview Fisher-Pou Chapel, 3351 Scenic Highway, Thursday, December 6 from 5 to 7 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Paul’s Catholic Church, 3131 Hyde Park Road on Friday, December 7 at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Father Douglas Halsema as celebrant. Interment will follow at Bayview Memorial Park with full military honors. The Rosary will be recited at 5:00 p.m., Thursday, December 06, 2012 at the funeral home. The family wishes to express their sincerest appreciation for all of the love and care given to them at this time. Condolences may be offered at


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Lana Dyer

December 7, 2012

To the family of William J. Jerreld, I hope you find comfort that William is with his Lord and Savior. And he is rejoycing with those loved ones that have gone before him. Only time will take away the pain you now feel. Just know that my prayers and thoughts are with you. I love you very much.

Susan Hamilton

December 5, 2012

Betty, Kathy and the entire Jerreld family - I know this is a very sad and difficult time for you all. You have my very deepest sympathy. You will remain in my daily prayers.
Susan Hamilton

Kim Robinson

December 5, 2012

Tim and April,
I am so so sorry for your loss. I know how much pain ya'll are in because I lost my dad a week ago and it is really hard to lose someone who has been there your whole life for you. I am praying for you and your family. God Bless. Love you guys, Kim

Veola Barnes

December 5, 2012

To the Jerreld Family:
Thank-you for allowing me the privilege and honor of getting to know your father. Mr. Bill was more than the highlight of my days, he brought inspiration and joy to my life. I learned many lessons while caring for him over the past two years. I will miss him dearly.
God bless you all. You are in my prayers.

Tracy Lowery

December 4, 2012

May you rest in peace Mr.Bill....I didnt know you long, but you brought a smile to my face each time I saw you. So sorry for your loss Tim & April...