Jerry D. Hirschy, 77, of Monroe, IN, passed away on Friday, March 13, 2020, at Parkview Regional Medical Center. He was born on December 30, 1942, in Adams County, IN, the son of the late Wayne H. and Dortha M. (Ray) Hirschy. On November 3, 1963, he married Alice Steiner.
He was a member of Monroe United Methodist Church and was active with their Food Pantry. He worked for the Zollner Corporation for 38 years and was a custodian for Adams Central Community Schools following his retirement.
Jerry helped start the Monroe Little League and was a coach for many years. Jerry was a fireman with the Monroe Volunteer Fire Dept. for 19 years. He was an avid golfer and fan of the Indiana Hoosiers.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Alice Hirschy of Monroe; 2 daughters, Tonya J. (Jeff) Hoffman and Cindy M. (Tim) Jackson both of Decatur; 2 brothers, David (Libby) Hirschy of Peoria, IL and Keith Hirschy of Pikeville, NC; 2 sisters, Jo Ann (Bill) Strait of Monroe and Phyllis (Jim) Stauffer of Yorktown; 4 grandchildren, Jace Hill, Dane Hoffman, Jake Jackson, and Lilli Jackson.
He was preceded in death by his grandson, Drake Hill in 2011.
Visitation will be from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday March 17, 2020, at Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home.
The following information has been changed : A Private Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, March 18, 2020.
A Graveside Service in the Ray Cemetery will be open to the public on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 and will be held at approximately 10:45 a.m., with Pastor Dave Myers officiating.
Memorials may be made to A.C.C.F. Angel Cancer Fund or Monroe United Methodist Church.
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