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Jerry Henderson

December 30, 1951 — October 2, 2019

Jerry Edward Henderson, 67, of Jeannette, died Wednesday, October 2, 2019, in Forbes Regional Hospital, Monroeville, after a courageous battle with leukemia.  He was born in Greensburg on December 30, 1951, a son of the late Harry and Elizabeth Mirt Henderson.  Jerry had once worked at The Children’s Institute of Pittsburgh.  He was a wonderful cook and loved to bake.  He also enjoyed gardening and was an avid reader.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his 2 sisters, Esther Rachel Knox Henderson and Susan Ellen Jordan Henderson.  Jerry is survived by his brother, Gary Allen Henderson of Jeannette; his nieces, Donna Marie Henderson Knupp of Johnstown, Kristen Marie Osikowicz of Greensburg, Melissa Margaret Keyser of Youngwood; and nephew, Michael Koprivnikar of Lexington, OH.   According to Jerry’s wish there will be no visitation or services.  Should friends desire, memorial donations may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, River Walk Corporate Center, 333 East Carson Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219.  Arrangements are being handled by Kepple-Graft Funeral Home, Greensburg.  For online condolences, please visit

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