Jerome E. “Jerry” Grace, 74, of Cornwall, passed away on Monday, September 27, 2021, at WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital. He was the husband of Doris L. (Ilgenfritz) Grace, with whom he celebrated 28 years in marriage.
Jerry was born in Lebanon on March 20, 1947, to the late John Grace, Jr., and Virginia (Hartman) Grace. He was a 1966 Lebanon High School graduate. He earned his associates degree from The Industrial Management Institute in Reading. He was a US Air Force Veteran. He had retired as lead designer from Fisher-Klosterman. He had attended Holy Trinity Lutheran in Lebanon. He enjoyed gardening, being in the pool, traveling, doing jigsaw puzzles, and spending time with his family.
Surviving in addition to his wife is a son, William F. Books and his wife Lori of Myerstown, grandchildren, Nicole and Michael, a brother, John Grace, III and his wife Janice of Littletown, CO, and Stephanie Eck and her husband Michael of Lebanon. He is also survived by a niece and three nephews.
Services will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to American Cancer Society, PO Box 42040 Oklahoma City, OK 73123, please note the memo is for Jerome E. Grace, and that he is from Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 723 Lehman St, Lebanon, PA 17046.