~~Jerrold M. Evans, 99, of Chatham, New Jersey and formerly of Rumford, Maine, passed away on Monday, January 2, 2017 at home, surrounded by his family. Jerry was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps, and had a 50 year career with F.W. Woolworth before retirement. He was a voracious reader who enjoyed fly fishing and trips to his home in Maine. Jerry is survived by his wife of 67 years, Jean; children Douglas H. and his wife Sarah Cogan, Linda J. Bedell, Robert W. and his wife Patti, “T”, and Jerrold M. and his wife Melissa; nine grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 11am at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church,200 Main Street, Chatham. There will be a visitation on Friday from 5-8pm at the WMA Bradley & Son Funeral Home, 345 Main Street in Chatham. For more info, complete obituary, and to send condolences to the family, visit www.bradleyfuneralhomes.com. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the Chatham Twp Volunteer Fire Dept. or The Chatham Emergency Squad.