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Obituary of Gerald M. Haers

 

Phelps, Gerald M. Haers age 74 passed away peacefully on Monday July 15, 2019 at Rochester General Hospital with his family by his side.

Friends may call on Thursday (July 18) from 4-8pm at the Cheney Funeral Home 70 Main Street Phelps. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Friday (July 19)

10am at St. Francis Church in Phelps . Burial will be in St. Francis Cemetery.

It is requested that memorial donations be made to Phelps American Legion 1346 Rt. 96 Phelps, NY 14532 or DIRT Museum and Hall of Fame 1 Speedway Dr, Weedsport, NY 13166.

Jerry was born on June 16, 1945 in Clifton Springs, NY the son of the late Philemon and Marjorie Bement Haers. Jerry owned and operated Phelps Cement Products .  He was a member of St. Francis Church in Phelps. He was Vietnam Veteran serving in the 41st Signal Battalion. He was a member of the Phelps American Legion Post 457. He was very proud to support his local community. A big part of Jerry’s life was racing. He has been involved with racing and sponsoring cars and race teams since he was 14. He also formed Haers Brothers Racing which is still operating today. Jerry was a member of the Geneva Ducks Unlimited for over 30 years. Most important to Jerry was his family and grandchildren. He will be missed by many.

 

He is survived by his wife of 51 years Joanne Haers.

His children Gerald Jr. (Melissa) Haers of Clifton Springs

Jillian (Vic) Coffey of Caledonia

Justin (Melanie) Haers of Clifton Springs

Grandchildren Jared Haers, Kasey Coffey, Emma Haers, Claire Coffey, Jonathan Haers, Shelby Coffey and Kyle Coffey.

Sisters in law Jane Haers of Phelps

Kathryn Haers of Phelps

MaryJane Melito of Geneva

Phyllis Lowery of Geneva

Many nieces, nephews, cousins and many close friends.

He was predeceased by his brothers Michael and Philip.   

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Thursday
18
July

Calling Hours

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, July 18, 2019
Cheney Funeral Home
70 Main Street
Phelps, New York, United States
(315) 548-4241
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Friday
19
July

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Friday, July 19, 2019
St. Francis Church
3 Church Street
Phelps, New York, United States
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Friday
19
July

Burial

11:00 am - 11:30 am
Friday, July 19, 2019
St. Francis Cemetery
Clifton Steet
Phelps, New York, United States
315-462-2961
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