Jerome T. "Jump" Hasselman, 77, of 122 Laurel Lane, Kersey, died Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011 at his residence.
He was born Dec. 29, 1933, in St. Marys, son of the late George and Anna Woelfel Hasselman.
On June 2, 1956, in the St. Mark Church in Emporium, he married Mary C. Brennan, who survives.
He was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Central Catholic High School, Class of 1951. He was the owner of the former Weigh Scale Bar in St. Marys and the Wayside Inn in Kersey and retired as an insurance inspector for MIB of Harrisburg.
He was a member of the St. Boniface Church and a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in the Korean War as a sergeant. He liked to fish, hunt, enjoyed playing cars and camping, and enjoyed going to the casino. He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially with his grandchildren and granddogs.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by three daughters, Pamela Mahovlich of St. Marys, Lynn Grolemund (Bradley) of Rochester, N.Y., and Lisa Glass (Harold) of St. Marys; a son, Randy J. Hasselman (Cheryl) of Gastonia, N.C.; seven grandchildren, David Wildnauer, Stephanie Larkin, Melissa Agnello, Christa Grolemund, Corey Grolemund, Mollie Anzinger and Andrew Glass; five great-grandchildren; two sisters, Anna Mae Pelgrin of St. Marys and Arlene Regulski (Phil) of Ridgway; a brother, Leroy Hasselman (Doris) of St. Marys; and two sisters-in-law, Ruth Hasselman of St. Marys and Vicky Nussbaum of St. Marys.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Richard Hasselman and George Hasselman Jr.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Jerome T. "Jump" Hasselman was celebrated in the St. Boniface Church on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011 at 10 a.m., with the Rev. Eric Vogt, OSB, as celebrant. Full military rites were accorded by the Fox Twp. Servicemen's Burial Detail. Burial took place in the St. Boniface Cemetery.