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Jerome L Maggiore
March 22, 1925 ~ March 18, 2023 (age 97) 97 Years Old
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Jerome L. Maggiore passed four days shy of his 98th birthday surrounded by his loving family in Canton, Ohio. Jerry was born on March 22, 1925 in Canton, Ohio. He graduated from Case Institute of Technology in 1947 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. While at CASE he was a member of Phi Delta Theta Fraternity, Pi Delta Epsilon Honorary Fraternity and A.S.M.E. Jerry was co-founder and President of U.S. Chemical and Plastics. After being acquired by Alco Standard Corporation, he became group Vice President of all chemical and rubber companies. He retired in 1980 and was subsequently Chairman of Aquamart Manufacturing, Inc. Jerry is survived by his children David Maggiore (Anne), Joyce Shaw (Jeff), Jeanine Stanislaw (Jerry) and Rob Maggiore (Amy); grandchildren Megan Cahill (Todd), Corbin Shaw (Jen), Katie Shamp (Jesse), Blake Stanislaw (Brodie), Davis Stanislaw (Kelly), Liza Bissell (Meric), Robbie Maggiore, Tommy Maggiore, Laura Collins (Patrick); great grandchildren Avery and Emerson Cahill, Colton Maggiore, Jackson and Katherine Shaw, Carter Shamp and Jamie Collins. Jerry was preceded in death by his loving wife Lillian Maggiore (2018), parents Anthony Maggiore (1954) and Minnie Maggiore (1990), sisters Catherine Watts (1965), Lee Orlando (1992), Mary White (2000), and brother Dr. Louis Maggiore (2001). Jerry was a member of Brookside Country Club and formerly served on the Board of Trustees. He was a past member of Atwood Yacht Club (50 years) and a sailor for many years. Jerry was a veteran of WWII serving in the U.S. Navy and a member of the Retired Executives Club and Professional Men’s Club. He was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church. Jerry and Lil traveled the world together with their many friends and enjoyed life to the fullest.
He loved his family dearly and will be missed for his quick wit and twinkle in his eye. The family will be having a private service and burial per his wishes at Calvary Cemetery with Fr. Brian Kline officiating. The Wackerly Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to Cleveland Clinic Mercy Hospital Development Foundation 1320 Mercy Drive NW, Canton, OH 44708 or give.ccf.org/mercy hospital. Personal condolences are invited on line at:www.wackerlyfuneralhome.com