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Gerald Joseph Tinder

August 5, 1942 ~ March 16, 2020 (age 77)


Gerald Joseph Tinder, 77 of West Chester, PA died Monday March 16, 2020 at the Chester County Hospital.

He was the husband of Elizabeth M. Tinder, with whom he had shared 57 years of marriage.

Born August 5, 1942 in West Chester, PA he was the son of the late Everett R. Tinder, Sr. and the late Elva Crosby Tinder.

Gerry lived in West Chester all his life and graduated from Henderson High School. He loved fishing and being on his boat. As a dog lover, Gerry enjoyed training retrievers for field trials.   

In addition to his wife, Gerry is survived by his children, Gerald J. Tinder, II, Dee MacFadden and her husband Jim, Brenda Tinder, Karen Tinder, granddaughters, Amelia Tinder, Hannah Tinder, a brother, Everett R. "Skeet" Tinder and his wife Jean and many in laws, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Dolores P. Kanuika.

A visitation and services will be scheduled for a later date.         

Contributions may be made to Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance Headquarters 14 Pennsylvania Plaza, Suite 2110, New York, NY 10122.

Arrangements by DellaVecchia, Reilly, Smith & Boyd Funeral Home, Inc. of West Chester, PA 610-696-1181;

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