James Gerald "Jerry" Case

James Gerald "Jerry" Case

Hinesburg - Fell asleep in the Lord December 21, 2017. 

Jerry was born March 1, 1930 in Syracuse NY to Elizabeth Fitzgerald Case and Kenneth Oscar Case. He married Irena Holubowsky in 1960.

Jerry taught philosophy at St. Michaels college form 1960-2004, during which time he creatively innovated various courses based on Thomistic philosophy. He was active for several years on the Vermont State College board, the Champlain Valley Union High School board and other civic engagements. 

He was involved in the ecumenical movement from its early days on and served on the Board of Trustees of the Vermont Ecumenical Council.

He was chairman of the Roman Catholic Diocesan Ecumenical Commission and enjoyed the friendship of people from many denominations.

Jerry leaves behind his wife of 57 years, Irena, his daughters Ocsanna Delgadillo and Catherine Case and 10 grandchildren. A son Jaroslav Case, predeceased him in 2012. 

Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Jude's Church in Hinesburg at 10:00AM, Thursday, January 4th.

Burial following at the family property in Hinesburg.