Jerry Wayne Temple

Jerry Wayne Temple

November 17, 1950 - April 07, 2010

Jerry Wayne Temple

November 17, 1950 - April 07, 2010


Jerry Wayne Temple lost his battle with colon cancer on April 7, 2010, with his family by his side. Jerry was born on November 17, 1950 in Vicksburg, Mississippi to Alton and Evelyn Temple. At an early age, his family moved to Mar Vista, California where he attended Short Avenue Elementary School and Marina Del Rey Junior High School. Upon graduation from Venice High School, Jerry was drafted into the Army. He served in the Vietnam War and was honorably discharged in 1972. Jerry began his career with GTE and continued on with Verizon, where he loyally worked in special services for 40 years. He met the love of his life, Teresa Galvan, in 1987. They married in 1991 and welcomed their son, Juan Diego Temple, into the world in 1994. Jerry loved to cook for his family and friends, enjoy a good baseball game and spend time with his son.

Jerry is survived by his wife, Teresa, his son, Juan Diego, his sister, Mary Ann Manning, and her husband, Don, his brother, Robert and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents and his brothers, Alton and George.

A Catholic funeral mass will be celebrated on Friday, April 9, 2010 at 9:30 am, with internment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery 5835 Slauson Avenue, Culver City, California 90230. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Juan Diego Temple Scholarship Fund, care of US Bank, 27529 Puerta Real, Mission Viejo, California, 92691, 949 348-3575.

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87 responses to Jerry Wayne Temple

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  1. Rita Deitos says:

    We pray for you and your family, and may the memories of your husband help you in your time of grief.

    Rita Deitos
    JSerra Gala

  2. STEPH BUSCH says:

    Dear Theresa, I have been praying for you, Jerry and your family. We are in Rome so I was not be able to attend the funeral but I will continue to pray for your family. Fondly, Steph

  3. Dear Theresa and Juan Diego,

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time.

    I am sorry we missed the services, we just returned this afternoon from a JSerra choir trip to New York. We would have liked to have been there to support you.

    May all the wonderful memories you shared as a family keep you close to Jerry for the rest of your lives.

    We continue to keep you in our daily prayers and are here for you if you need us!
    Carl, Amy, Andrew & Sarah David

  4. Curtiss says:

    Jerry was a good man.. he was one of my favorite employees in Huntington Beach, California. He helped me and verizon out many times. You will be missed Jerry.

  5. We are so sorry for your loss. We so enjoyed being in the stands together watching the boys play football.
    God Bless you,
    The McCarthy’s

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