Jerry J. Kusner | Obituary


Jerry J. Kusner Jerry Jay Kusner, 93, of Martinsburg, died Friday, September 16, 2022 at Stonerise Martinsburg.

Born January 23, 1929 in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late Louis Kusner and the late Lillian Silverman Kusner.

Jerry attended Burke Street and John Street Schools and graduated in 1947 from Martinsburg High School.

He was a member of the Beth Jacob Congregation having been treasurer for six years, then secretary for ten years, followed by four years as trustee.

He retired from Capital Cement Company in Martinsburg.

He was a U.S. Army veteran who served from 1947 to 1950.

Jerry was Past Master, of Equality Lodge #44, AF & AM

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife of sixty-five years, Phyllis Hartley Kusner, a brother, Edwin P. Kusner, and a sister, Clarissa J. Kusner.

A Masonic funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday October 26, 2022 at Rosedale Cemetery with Chaplin Wayne Clark officiating. The dates and times of the services are tentative.

Her request was that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made to the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Boys and Girls Club, PO Box 1184, Martinsburg, WV 25402 or the Martinsburg Library, 101 West King Street, Martinsburg, WV 25401.

Arrangements by Brown Funeral Home.

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