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Gerald L. "Jerry" Hinkle of Farrell, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday (Feb. 28, 2018) at UPMC Horizon Hospital, Farrell. He was 75.
Jerry was born in Sharon on March 31, 1942, the son of the late Edward L. and Betty (Moore) Hinkle.
He graduated in 1961 from Hickory High School and went on to honor his country by serving in the Army.
He had worked as a car salesman, starting his career at the former at Wein Motors and working at various area auto dealerships, retiring from Shenango Honda in Hermitage.
Jerry was a member of the Sharon American Legion Post 299, where he was a Past Officer, Past Historian and a member of the Executive Board. He also belonged to the Shenango Valley VFW Post 1338 where he was Past Jr. Vice-Commander and a board member.
Jerry was an avid Cleveland sports fan. He was a member of St. Michael's Byzantine Catholic Church.
On Feb. 24, 1973, he married the former Ruth Lazor. She survives him at home.
Besides his wife of 45 years, he is survived by: his two daughters, Christine and Beth Hinkle, both at home; two sons, Gerald E. Hinkle and his wife Mandy of Sharpsville, and Brian Hinkle and his wife Amanda of Hubbard; and five grandchildren, Ryan, Sofia and Jonathan Hinkle and Mia and Macie Aley.
Donations in his memory may be made to St. Michael's Byzantine Catholic Church, 2230 Highland Road, Hermitage, PA 16148.

Gerald L. "Jerry," 75, of Farrell.
Calling hours: 5 to 7 p.m. Monday (3-5-18) at HAROLD W. STEVENSON FUNERAL HOME, 264 E. State St., Sharon. Condolences to the family may be expressed by visiting stevensonfuneralhome.net
Service: 11 a.m. Tuesday (3-6-18) at the funeral home with Rev. Kevin E. Marks, pastor of St. Michael's Byzantine Church, officiating. Military honors will be presented by the Sharon Honor Guard.
Published on March 3, 2018
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