NORTH JACKSON - Gerald E. "Jerry" Nightingale, 69, died unexpectedly on Monday, July 1, 2013.
He was born July 16, 1943, in Brighton, Mich., the son of Edmund F. and Anna M. Donahoe Nightingale.
Jerry served as a sergeant with the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War with the 502nd Engineers.
He worked for General Motors as a quality control representative and was a member of the Austintown Community Church.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia A. Baker Nightingale; son Jay of Ravenna; daughter Jill Hetmanski of Warren; six grandchildren; brother Larry of Trafalgar, Ind.; and sister Betty Ann Cammarata of Wyandotte, Mich.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Friends will be received from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Lane Family Funeral Home, Austintown Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Austintown Community Church.
Burial will take place in North Jackson Cemetery.