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Gerald "Jerry" Dean Hill

April 27, 1941 — September 25, 2023

Gerald "Jerry" Dean Hill, 82, of Deltona, Florida, passed away on September 25, 2023 at Advent Health Fish Memorial Hospital.

Jerry was born on April 27, 1941 in La Porte, IN to Harvey and Helen (Madison) Hill.

On August 5, 1961 in La Porte, IN, he married Marsha A. Crowe, who preceded him in death on March 13, 2001. Surviving Gerald are his 3 children, Melissa (Dan) Feare of FL, Melissa (Chuck) Goodman of La Porte, and Mark Crowe of La Porte; 3 grandchildren, Alexis (Christian) Muñoz, Thomas Hill, and Seth (Brie) Wilhelm; 3 great grandchildren, Theo, Hudson, and Juliana Wilhelm; sisters-in-law, Phyllis Crowe, Sue (Roy) Runion, Cheryl (Jerry) Yaw, and Kathy Crowe; 3 nephews, Jason (Lisa) Runion, Derek (Amanda) Runion and Jeremy Crowe; 2 great-nieces, Haley Runion and Ramee Crowe; and 2 great-nephews, Zach and Lucas Runion.

He was preceded in death by his wife; parents; and brothers, Harvey Hill, Jr. and Timothy Hill; mother-in-law, Charlotte Gangwer; father-in-law, Perry Crowe, Sr.; nephew, Shawn Vick; and brothers-in-law, Perry Crowe, Jr. and Jerry Crowe.

Jerry proudly served in the United States Army Reserves, serving in the Vietnam War.  On August 3, 1972, he was honorably discharged.

He lived most of his life in LaPorte, until November 2015 when he moved to FL.  Prior to moving, Jerry worked at Aero Metals for 38 years. While in FL, Jerry was able to enjoy more time with his daughter and son-in-law.  He enjoyed his retirement in FL, enjoying the warmer weather and beautiful scenery.

Jerry enjoyed spending time with his beloved dogs, Lucky and Bella.  He also enjoyed completing jigsaw puzzles and doing yard work.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 05, 2023 at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center. Burial will follow at Pine Lake Cemetery.

A time of visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m.  until the time of the service on Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to the family c/o Melissa Feare, 2900 Monroe Street, La Porte, IN 46350 or to the donor's choice.

Condolences may be shared with the family on www.cutlercares.com.

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Thursday, October 5, 2023

10:00am - 1:00 pm (Central time)

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Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center

2900 Monroe Street
La Porte, IN 46350

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Thursday, October 5, 2023

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Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center

2900 Monroe Street
La Porte, IN 46350

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