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Jerry Ogle (July 5, 1933 – July 7, 2024)


Jerald Ogle of Strathroy and formerly of Kingsville passed away at 5:50pm on July 7, 2024, at age 91. Predeceased by his loving wife, Joan, with whom he celebrated almost 60 years of marriage.

Survived by daughters Jean Braun and Margaret Hampshire; son-in-law Alan Hampshire; grandchildren Alaina Hampshire Buchanan (Paul) and Elsie Hampshire (Chris) and Carson, Justin and Nicholas Braun plus two Buchanan great-grandsons.

Jerry attended public and high school in Blenheim, Ontario, graduated from London Normal School (1953), the University of Western Ontario and the University of Toronto. He began his teaching career in a one-room school near Blenheim and a few years later was appointed Principal of the Township School Area of Gosfield South, now Jack Miner Public School near Kingsville.

He spent the last 14 years of his career as librarian at Kingsville District High School from 1974-1988. After retirement he spent several happy years working at the Kingsville Reporter.

Special thanks to Dr. Carter, Dr.Parr and their residents, Doug and Karen Arnold, Donna, Marie and Brenda and the kind and caring staff at Strathroy General Hospital and University Hospital in London.

A graveside memorial service will be held at Greenhill Cemetery, Kingsville on July 12, 2024, at 1:00pm with the Rev. Canon Bryan Girling officiating. Kendrick Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Kingsville-Gosfield Heritage Society, 40A Main St. W., Kingsville, Ontario N9Y 1H3 or to the Church of the Epiphany, 106 Main St. W., Kingsville ON N9Y 1H3 or to a charity of your choice.

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Service Details


Friday, July 12, 2024 1:00pm

Greenhill Cemetery
Kingsville, ON


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