Gerard “Jerry” Baroffio, age 65, of Butler, passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2020 in the comfort of his home following an extended illness.
He was born May 9, 1955 in Pittsburgh to Robert and Angelina Gianella Baroffio.
Jerry was a gifted athlete who excelled at baseball and football. He was also an avid golfer. He attended Boston College and played defensive lineman on the football team. Following graduation, he went on to work at Amerikohl Mining in Butler for 32 years before retiring as vice president in 2013.
He was a member of Saint Paul Roman Catholic Church.
Surviving are his wife of 34 years, Jane Schneider Baroffio, and their five children, Sarah (Randy) Russell, of Butler, Maria (Chris) Cass, of Cranberry Township, Antonio (Danielle) Baroffio, of Greensburg, PA, Gino Baroffio, of Butler, and Gabriel Baroffio, of Imperial, PA. Jerry is also survived by one brother, Paul (Mary Lynn) Baroffio, of Pittsburgh, and four grandchildren, Mason and Ryder Russell and Mia and Luca Baroffio.
Jerry was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Baroffio; his sister, Marcella Baroffio; and his infant son, John Paul Baroffio.
There will be no visitation.
Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.
A Celebration of Life will take place at the Baroffio residence on Sunday, May 31, with an open house at two p.m.
Memorial donations may be made to the Concussion Legacy Foundation through Boston University (concussionfoundation.org) or Saint Paul Roman Catholic Church, 128 North McKean Street, Butler, PA 16001.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Martin Funeral Home, Inc., 429 Center Avenue, Butler.