Timothy Robert Jero, Sr., 64 of Mulberry, Fla., and formerly of Fair Haven, died Friday, Aug. 1, 2008 at his home due to cancer.
He was born April 21, 1944 in Whitehall, N.Y., to Robert and Beatrice (Green) Jero and moved to Lakeland in 1978 from Whitehall. Timothy owned Jero Irrigation Company since 1983, attended Shepherd Road Presbyterian Church and is a U. S. Navy Vietnam Veteran.
He was united in marriage to his wife, Linda in 1971 in Fair Haven, Vt.. She resides in Mulberry.
He is also survived by his mother, Beatrice Infield of Delton, Mass.; his son, Timothy R. Jero, Jr. and family, Missy Simmons and daughter, Marissa Nichole all of Mulberry; his daughter, Tammy Lynn and her husband, David Butler and children, David Jared and Timothy Kole of Lakeland; a sister, Linda Roha of Hudson Falls, N.Y.; half-sister, Cheryl Van Louron of Poughkeepsie, N.Y.; three aunts, Aunt Grace, Aunt Irene and Aunt Frances all of New York; and his northern family, sister-in-law, (Joyce Albrech) family, Dorothy Wescott and family, William Andrus and family, Madge Dickenson and family, Royce Andrus and family, Shirley Seares and family and Deborah Charpentier and family.
Memorial services will be held 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 9 at First Baptist Church in Fair Haven, Vt. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Good Shepherd Hospice, Lakeland, Fla.
Gentry-Morrison Funeral Homes, Dukes-Steen Chapel, Lakeland.