Jerry Lee Kunselman, of Ringgold PA, passed away on November 17th, 2019 at Brighton Rehabilitation and Wellness Center in Beaver PA. Born October 28, 1955 in Punxsutawney, he was the son of Doris Kunselman (Himes) of Ringgold and the late Harold B. (Skip) Kunselman. Surviving is his son Todd (Alicia), sister Carol (Don) DeFoor, brother Ronald (Kathy), and grandchildren Jordyn and Ryan.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his sister, Beverly.
Jerry was a truck driver for Mitchell Trucking working in the coal industry for the majority of his career. He also was an operator/laborer for Smith Farms near Punxsutawney. He was a member of the New Bethlehem PA Lions club for 30+ years and a fireman/EMT for the Ringgold Volunteer Fire Company. He moved to Beaver PA to be closer to his son and grandchildren in 2010. He enjoyed cherry cigars, Pepsi cola, romantic comedies and long drives on country roads.
Family and friends will be received for a memorial luncheon on Jan 11th from 1-4pm at the Ringgold Area Volunteer Firehall (163 Firehall Road Ringgold, PA 15770).
Internment will be in the Ringgold United Methodist Church Cemetery.
The family would like to thank the staff at Brighton Rehabilitation and Wellness Center for their compassion and care received over the last few weeks. Also, they would like to thank all his neighbors at King Beaver Apartments for their generosity and amiability while he lived there.
Memorial contributions can be made to any of the following organizations:
American Diabetes Association (https://www.diabetes.org/donate/donate-memorial)
PO Box 15829 Arlington VA 22215
Ringgold Area Volunteer Fire Company
163 Firehall Road Box 141 Ringgold, PA 15770
Lions Club International Foundation (https://www.lionsclubs.org/en/donate)
Department 4547 Carol Stream, IL 60122-4547
Arrangements were entrusted to Simpson Funeral & Cremation Services.