February 7, 1937 - February 15, 2021
Katz, Jerome 1937-2021 Jerome Stanley Katz (“Jerry”) passed away Feb 15, 2021 in Cincinnati, OH. He was born Feb 7, 1937 in Lakewood, NJ. He moved to Cincinnati to attend the University of Cincinnati, where he completed a Bachelor’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering. While in Cincinnati, he got married and raised two children. He is preceded in death by his parents, Adrienne and Phil Katz, sister-in-law Anne Katz and brother-in-law John Fitzpatrick. He is survived by his loving companion Marlene Gehler and her family, brother Harvey Katz (Anne), sister Linda Fitzpatrick (John), daughter Lori Myers (Charles) and son David Katz (Gayle). Extended family includes Michael Fitzpatrick (Erica), Stephen Fitzpatrick, and cousins Barry Perlus, Anna Salamone and Jessamyn Perlus. Jerry had a 40+ year career as a mechanical engineer, working for several firms in the consulting industry. He completed over 1,000 projects, with major clients including Proctor & Gamble, General Electric, Eli Lilly & Co., Abbott Labs and Kroger Co. He served two terms as Mechanical Department Head and became a member of ASHRAE (formerly the American Society for Heating, Refrigerating and Air- Conditioning Engineers) in 1972. After he retired, he continued as a consulting engineer for several years. He was an avid golfer and life master bridge player. He also enjoyed watching college basketball, traveling and appreciated fine wine. In his later years, he and Marlene enjoyed spending time with family, attending theater performances and dining out, and they were wine connoisseurs. Jerry continued playing bridge throughout his life and was an accomplished player. A private service will be held Feb 19, 2021 at Weil Kahn Funeral Home, followed by interment at Spring Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association. Recording: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/22E7pCrhHiTrB4IKG7yNXHyixsjrFk3wfXuSD_P0LrBtyrZKSd70zor2g02g4J5D.OIU50ZPIqEE2hhca
Katz, Jerome 1937-2021 Jerome Stanley Katz (“Jerry”) passed away Feb 15, 2021 in Cincinnati, OH. He was born Feb 7, 1937 in Lakewood, NJ. He moved to Cincinnati to attend the University of Cincinnati, where he completed a Bachelor’s... View Obituary & Service Information
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