Jerry E. Pawlicki, age 75, of Delta, passed away unexpectedly Sunday morning September 21, 2014 at his home. He was born in Holland, OH on May 10, 1939 one of two children to the late Alfred M. Pawlicki and Dorothy (Stirn) Pawlicki. He graduated from Macomber High School in 1957.
Jerry was an Army Veteran having served as a demolitionist. On February 17, 1962 he married Gloria Miller and she survives. Jerry drove truck for Abbot Trucking, Midwest Haulers and Suburban Motor Freight before retiring. He also was co-owner of a slot car shop in Delta from 1968-1969. Jerry enjoyed NASCAR, rebuilding John Deere Tractors, fishing and was proud of rebuilding a 1980 Camino.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Janet Konwiski and daughter-in-law, Julie Pawlicki. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Gloria; children, Laurie (Mark) Shumaker of Waterloo, IN, Lynn (Jim) Napolski of Swanton and Frank Pawlicki of Delta; grandchildren, David (Katie) Birtcher, Jamie and Jason Napolski, Sam, Terri Sue, Andrew, Adam, Aaron and Allison Pawlicki.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing an expression of sympathy are asked to consider contributions to the Open Door, 104 Monroe St., Delta, Ohio 43515 or a charity of the donor’s choice in Jerry memory. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our website atwww.barnesfuneralchapel.com.