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Jerry J. Aguirre
(02-20-1932 - 11-23-2012)

Jerry J. Aguirre, 80, of Elgin passed away on November 23, 2012 in his home. He was born on February 20, 1932 in Elgin IL the son of Andres and Ethel (Rowley) Aguirre. Jerry graduated from St. Edward High School in 1950 and participated in Basketball. He was a Truck Driver for L & V Distributors for many years prior to retirement.
Survivors include four children: Andrew (Kim), Steven (Marsha), Georgiann and Laura (Kevin) Stone. Along with numerous step children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Two sisters: Betty Rose Phipps and Patti (Bruce) Anderson, along with many nieces, nephews and family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his step mother, Maybelle Aguirre, who raised him from childhood, and a sister: Margaret Davis.
Funeral mass will be held on Wednesday November 28, 2012 at 10:00 A.M. in St. Thomas More Catholic Church. Burial will follow at WindRidge Memorial Park, Cary, IL. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 4-8:00 P.M. at the Laird Funeral Home, Elgin and on Wednesday at the church from 9:15 A.M. until the mass. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Rush Medical Centers’ Cancer Center, in his name, Chicago, IL. For information, 847-741-8800 or www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com

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