Gerald William Jerry Nye, 67, of Cortland, passed away July 28, 2011, at home surrounded by his family. Jerry was born March 26, 1944, in Cortland, the son of the late George and Dorothy Richardson Nye.
Mr. Nye served his country with the US Army during Vietnam. He had been employed at SCM, Overhead Door Company of Cortland, and most recently by Saulsbury Fire Equipment. Jerry enjoyed fishing, crossword puzzles, cooking and spending time with his grandchildren.
Jerry is survived by his wife, Sharon Batzer Nye; his sons, Gerald Nye Jr., David, Michael, Travis, daughters; Jackie, Penny, Kimberly; brothers, William (Sonya) and Floyd Nye, several grandchild and nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held on Monday August 1 at 1:00PM in Scott Union Cemetery with Pastor Archie Smith presiding.
Contributions may be made in Jerrys name to the VA Medical Center, Volunteer Services, 800 Erving Ave., Syracuse NY 13210
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Dear Sharon and the family of Jerry Nye, Sorry to hear of his passing away. You have my sympathy. I had good times with Gerald. I worked with him at Overhead Door. I would like to talk to you. You can call me at 753-8415. Charles Lee Casterline