Jerald A. Miele Sr.February 12,2013Jerald A. Miele Sr.
SHREWSBURY — Jerald Allen Miele Sr., 73, died Feb. 8, 2013, at home.
He was born Aug. 18, 1939, in Ludlow, the son of Louis and Laura May (Parsons) Miele.
Educated in Ludlow, he also graduated from the Vermont Military Academy at Camp Johnson in Winooski. He served over 40 years in the Vermont Guard and U.S. Army Reserves.
Mr. Miele retired as a supervisor after over 32 years’ employment at General Electric. In earlier years, he grew up on a small farm and worked at various construction jobs.
He served on the board of directors and as vice president for General Electric Credit Union. He was a member of the Rutland Moose Club, American Legion and Retired Officers Association.
He was an avid Boston Red Sox fan and enjoyed hunting, fishing, four-wheeling, snowmobiling and deer camp.
Survivors include his wife, Sun of Shrewsbury; two sons, Jerry Jr. of Long Island, N.Y., and Scott Powell of Alabama; a daughter, Kim Cook of Utah; two brothers, James of New Jersey and John of Ludlow; and six grandchildren.
Services will be announced at a later date.
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