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Father of Kathy Redding Tester ’72, Mary Redding Bannion ’75, Juliea Redding Rippke ’81, Joyce Redding Dodge ’84 passed away

Posted by mcauleyhighschool on October 17, 2010

Jerrold A. “Jerry” REDDING

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REDDING Jerrold “Jerry” A. Jerry Redding passed away peacefully on October 14, 2010, surrounded by his family after a battle with cancer. He was born January 31, 1930 to Maurice T. and Helen M. (Snyder) Redding. He graduated from Central Catholic High School. Jerry was a journeyman Tool and Die maker and studied methods, process engineering, estimating, tool design and mathematics at University of Toledo. He was a former V.P. General Manager of the Pilliod Company in Swanton, Ohio, and foreman and estimator for L & J Tool of Toledo. After retirement he worked as an estimator for E & C Manufacturing. Jerry served in the US Navy as a torpedo man on the submarine USS Cutlass. He enjoyed singing, especially with the Toledo Symphony choral for 25 years. Jerry is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Mary Jane (Park); brother, Tom (Nancy) Redding; sister, Maureen (Dr. Tom) Williams, and sister-in-law, Viola Redding. His children are Kathy (Scott) Tester, Mary (John) Bennion, Tom Redding, Julia (Keith) Rippke, Joyce (Anthony) Dodge, and Jerry (Jacque) Redding. He is also survived by his grandchildren Aaron, Rachael, Rebecca and Leah Tester, Jennifer and Eric Bennion, Jeremiah (Nikki), Jacob and Justin Rippke, Laurelyn, Elizabeth and A.J. Dodge, Zachary Duvall, Gavin and Nolan Redding, and great-grandson, Blake Olvera. Jerry was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, William. Friends and family may visit at the Coyle Funeral Home, 1770 S. Reynolds Rd, Toledo, Ohio on Sunday, October 17, 2010 from 2-5 p.m. and from 6-8 p.m. There will be a scripture service at 7 p.m. Funeral services will begin in the mortuary on Monday October 18 at 9:30 a.m. followed by a mass of Christian burial at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church at 10 a.m. Internment will be private. Memorial donations can take the form of donation to the OLPH building fund. Please view and sign condolences at

Published in Toledo Blade from October 16 to October 17, 2010

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