Valley JCC Remembers Jerry Wayne

Jerry Wayne

Sorrow fills our hearts this sad moment, a sorrow that is deep and personal. Jerry Wayne has silently closed the door of life and departed from us. Our lives will be empty in the areas that he had brightened for us.

Jerry was living proof of how fine a person can be. He was a good boss to the people in his charge. He was also a good friend to many of us and a great colleague. The character of the life he lived might be summed up in a few words: he was sincere, he was earnest, he was loyal.

As the director of the Valley JCC, Jerry led this community in such a way that he exemplified leadership. He gave energy, commitment, and inspiration to the community and to others with whom he worked with.

Jerry, we will always remember as happy, one who not only was cheerful in himself but who gave much cheerfulness to others. He had a beautiful smile, a sense of humor, and a gentle demeanor.
Jerry was bright, logical, and systematic in his thinking. He was always willing to share his ideas and information. He was passionately interested in helping the community and many of us found him to be a splendid person of great intellect and big heart.
By his death, all the people who knew him will miss a highly intelligent, vibrant individual with a rare friendliness and charm of personality.

Jerry was a genuinely warm and wonderful individual—one we will miss greatly. Our sorrow is lessened only slightly with the comforting thought that we had the privilege to know him.
We’ll remember you with all your special nuances and our memories from all the days gone before that we were privileged to share with you…

And today we’ll grieve for you, and cry for you and even smile because of you…

And in all the tomorrows we’ll feel you – gone in some ways, but your presence ever near.

R.I.P Mr. Jerry Wayne