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Official Obituary of

Gerald Louis Filips

May 9, 1948 ~ May 20, 2023 (age 75) 75 Years Old

Gerald Filips Obituary

GERALD LOUIS FILIPS. Jerry Filips was born May 9, 1948 and passed away May 20 2023. He is predeceased by his parents, Anthony and Theresa Filips (nee Simoncic) and his brother Donald.  Jerry is survived by his wife Kit (nee Catri), Son Scott (Lori), and grandsons, Tyler and Nathan. He was a member of Pipe Fitters local 120 for 54 years, retired vice president Relmec Mechanical, President SJF Investments, and Chairman of the Board of SC Fastening Systems. He enjoyed cruising in his Corvette and world traveling with Kit, especially to China and Africa. However, family was most important to Jerry!

Friends may call at THE FERFOLIA FUNERAL HOME, 356 WEST AURORA RD (OH RT 82), SAGAMORE HILLS FOR VISITATION ON FRIDAY, MAY 26 FROM 3-8 P.M. All are asked to gather at the Church of the Resurrection of Our Lord, 32001 Cannon Road, Solon, OH on Saturday, May 27 at 10 a.m. to celebrate Jerry’s Mass of Christian Burial. Interment All Saints Cemetery. Memorial contributions are suggested in his name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105 or online at

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May 26, 2023

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ferfolia Funeral Home
356 W. Aurora Road
Sagamore Hills, OH 44067

Mass of Christian Burial
May 27, 2023

10:00 AM
Church of the Resurrection Catholic Church
32001 Cannon Rd
Solon, OH 44139

Interment following funeral service
May 27, 2023

All Saints Cemetery
480 W. Highland Road
Northfield, OH 44067


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