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Jerry Sampson , Gloucester Catholic Alumnus Class of '48, Navy Veteran, KofC Member


Riley  “Jerry” 


On September 26, 2012. Age 82. Of Gloucester City. Loving husband of 59 years to Patricia Ann RileySampson Sampson (nee Nolan). Loving father of Maryann Deacon, Patricia Sampson (Gordon Smith), Teresa Andrews, Betsy Sherrer (Karl), Kathleen Murchake and Gerald Sampson (Rose). Cherished grandfather of Nicole, William, Christina, Melissa, Dillon, Alyson, Jamie, Tommy, Madison, Julia and Leah. 

Jerry (photo)graduated from Gloucester Catholic High School class of 1948 and later attended Temple University. He proudly served our country in the U.S. Navy. Jerry retired from RCA –GE Aerospace in Camden after 25 years. He was a lifelong parishioner of St. Mary’s R.C. Church, an honorary life member of Gloucester City Knights of Columbus Council 674 and volunteered for Msgr. Lucitt’s Needy Children’s Christmas Fund.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewing on Monday morning from 8:30 to 10:30 AM at the McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: 851 Monmouth St., Gloucester City. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 AM at St. Mary’s R.C. Church: 426 Monmouth St., Gloucester City. Interment with U.S Naval Honors will follow in New St. Mary’s Cemetery, Bellmawr.  

In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to Gloucester Catholic High School Alumni Fund: 333 Ridgeway Street, Gloucester City, NJ 08030. Attn: Pat Murphy. In the memo please write: Riley Sampson   

Condolences and Memories may be shared at under the obituary of Riley Sampson. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: 851 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City.  Ph: 856-456-1142

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