Gerald W. “Jerry” Plummer, 76, of Arizona, formerly of Leominster, died peacefully Sunday, December 2, 2018, in his residence.
Jerry was born in Winchendon on September 23, 1942, the son of the late Leland and Edna (Pratt) Plummer. He graduated from Fitchburg High School. Jerry served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War as part of the Helicopter Utility Squadron. He was a Supervisor in the Electronics Department of Simplex Time Recorder of Gardner for 20 years.
He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie #747 of Gardner and the American Legion Post 129 of Gardner.
Jerry was Mary’s hero. He was an avid sportsman who loved all sports, and was a huge fan of the Boston Red Sox, New England Patriots and Boston Bruins. Jerry enjoyed fishing, candlepin bowling for Simplex, playing horseshoes for the Eagles, and playing softball for Simplex and the Eagles.
He leaves his wife of 28 years, Mary Parke-Plummer; his daughter, Jennifer P. Plummer; three step-daughters, Annette McEndarfer, Terri Perdue (Jeffrey) and Genny West (Os); brothers, Leland Plummer, Richard Plummer (Sonja), Stephen Plummer (Donna) and David Plummer (Donna); sisters, Judy Thayer (Robert), and June Vermette; 11 step-grandchildren; 10 step-great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Jerry was predeceased by three brothers, Phillip, James and Jon Plummer; and by his step-grandsons, Nicholas and Buddy.
Funeral Services and burial with full Military Honors will be held Friday, December 14th at 3:00 p.m. in the MA Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 111 Glenallen Street, Winchendon.
Family and friends are invited to a ‘Celebration of Jerry’s Life’ Friday, December 14th at 4:30 p.m. at the Acadien Social Club, 193 Parker Street, Gardner.
Calling hours will be held Thursday, December 13th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols Street, Gardner.
Memorial contributions may be made to Simonds-Sinon Regional Cancer Center Fund, 275 Nichols Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420. Please reference in memory of Gerald W. Plummer.