Jerald McQuilkin

SALEM – Jerald W. McQuilkin, 73, of Salem, died 11:08 a.m. Tuesday at the Hospice House in Poland.

He was born Aug. 1, 1940 in Alliance, the son of the late Walter Allen and Gene (Davidson) McQuilkin.

Before his retirement in 2009, he had been employed as a die maker for 27 years at Transue Williams in Alliance. He had formerly been a supervisor of installation for Casa Pools in Port Charlotte, Fla.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Peggy Ann McQuilkin.

Survivors include his wife, Gloria (Hand) McQuilkin; two daughters, Lisa Joy McQuilkin Faas of Ocean Side, Calif., and Michelle Lee Thomas of Salem; two brothers, James McQuilkin of Guilford Lake and Steve McQuilkin of Beloit; and four grandchildren.

No calling hours will be held. Private family services will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St., Youngstown, OH 44512.

Arrangements were handled by the Stark Memorial Funeral Home.