Jerry Luza Obituary

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In Memory of

Jerry Luza Sr.

June 29, 1930 - July 4, 2014
Obituary

Jerry Luza, Sr., 84, passed away on July 4, 2014 at his home. A Rosary and Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday July 7 at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Rev. Ryan Higdon officiating. Entombment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery at Msgr. Gleissner Mausoleum. Visitation will be one hour prior to service time at the church. Jerry was born June 29, 1930 the son of John Luza and Fannie (Hanus) Luza of Bryan. He was involved in volunteer work at St. Joseph Catholic Church, a member of Knights of Columbus, American Legion Earl Graham Post 159, KJT and KJZT. He belonged to Age Managers and was a loyal adoration member....
Jerry Luza, Sr., 84, passed away on July 4, 2014 at his home.

A Rosary and Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday July 7 at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Rev. Ryan Higdon officiating.
Entombment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery at Msgr. Gleissner Mausoleum. Visitation will be one hour prior to service time at the church.

Jerry was born June 29, 1930 the son of John Luza and Fannie (Hanus) Luza of Bryan. He was involved in volunteer work at St. Joseph Catholic Church, a member of Knights of Columbus, American Legion Earl Graham Post 159, KJT and KJZT. He belonged to Age Managers and was a loyal adoration member. He served in the Korean War in Company A 56th Amphibious tank battalion. Jerry was a painter for F.L. Summers for 18 years and Bryan Independent School District for 30 years. He enjoyed fishing, yard work and loved his dog Tigger, a loyal companion.

Jerry is preceded in death by his parents, John and Fannie Luza; brothers, Johnny, Vince, Joe and Willie; sisters, Mary Luther and Frances (Krolczyk) Lenz.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Janet Luza; daughter and son-in-law, Janis and Gene Chmiel; son and daughter-in-law, Jerry Jr. and Elaine Luza; sister, Betty Matous; sister-in-law, Mary Ann (Luza) Stein; grandchildren, Matthew and Amy Chmiel, Cole Luza, Nicole (Luza) Taylor and husband Jeremy and Jason Olivarez; great-grandchildren, Lochlin and Callen Taylor; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Our thanks to Georgia Simecek, Geraldine Schneider, Loretta Lanicek, Russell Metzer, Liz Zemanek, Jody Barak and Carolyn Zemanek for their help during this trying time.

Many thanks to Hospice nurses Janet Morello and Misty White, home health aide Sam Rocio and Josh with MediLogix.

In lieu of flowers a contribution may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church or Hospice Brazos V

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