Kerry Philip Bruno

Kerry Philip Bruno

Kerry P. Bruno, age 62 of Browntown, died on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at his home following a two year illness.

Kerry was born in Chicago, IL on October 1, 1954, the son of Philip and Gerry (Gallucci) Bruno. Kerry graduated from Mendel Catholic High School in Chicago and attended Lewis University in Romeoville, IL. He married Eileen S. Jerding on December 22, 1979 in Bellwood, IL. They moved to rural Browntown in 1988. Kerry was self employed as a painter for many years. He was a member of St. Victor Catholic Church in Monroe. Kerry had a zest for life. He loved spending time with family and friends, especially weekend trips to Castle Rock lake area. Kerry loved to travel, always recruiting for the annual trip to Jamaica. Kerry is especially known for being genuine, fun loving and having a contagious sense of humor.

Kerry is survived by his wife, Eileen S. Bruno of Browntown; a daughter, Elizabeth Bruno (James Priddy) of Madison, his parents, Phil and Gerry Bruno of Schereville, IN; siblings, Kim (Mark) Grantner of Munster, IN, Karen (Norm) Nikruto of Westfield, IN, Kenny (Mary Lynn) Bruno of Peotone, IL, Kevin (Sandy) Bruno of Chicago, IL, and Kathy Grabowski of Highland, IN. He is further survived by many nieces and nephews; and brothers and sisters-in-law, Bernard (Jeanne) Jerding, Pat (Pam) Jerding, Tim Jerding (Judy Walsh), Karen Jerding, Kevin (Maureen) Jerding, Mick Jerding (Maria Rao), and Sean Jerding.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, April 6, 2017, at 12:00 p.m. at St. Clare of Assisi Parish at St. Victor Catholic Church with Monsignor Larry Bakke, Celebrant. Interment will follow in Saucerman Cemetery, Cadiz Township. Visitation will be at the church on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service.

As an expression of sympathy, memorials contributions in Kerry’s name are suggested to the charity of your choice.

The Newcomer Funeral Home, Monroe, is assisting the family.

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