Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Gerald (Jerry) A. McCaffrey, 75, of Monett, passed away on Nov. 21, 2011, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield.

He moved to Monett in 1952, and was a graduate of Monett High School in 1954. He was employed with Vaisey-Bristol Shoe Co., which later became Jumping-Jacks Shoes.

He was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church.

He is survived by his wife, Meg, of the home; three sons, Mark McCaffrey, of Monett, Michael McCaffrey (Leslie), of Lake of the Ozarks, Patrick McCaffrey (Cyndi), of Springfield; two daughters, Missy Wrobleski (Rodney), of Monett, and Kimberly Ballay, of Monett; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral Mass was held Saturday at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Monett. Burial was at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Monett. Arrangements were by Buchanan Funeral Home.