Ernest G. Jerrett, Sr
Jerrett, Sr, husband of Mary Beth (Byam) Jerrett, died Monday September
30, 2019 in Anna Jaques Hospital, Newburyport following his sudden
illness. He was eighty-three years old.
Born in Everett
September 23, 1936, he was the son of the late Ernest J. and Rosanna
(Bartlett) Jerrett. Following his 1956 graduation from Wilmington High
School, he enlisted in the US Navy. Married in 1959, the Jerretts moved to
Ipswich and he worked as a carpenter and contractor until his 2006
retirement. He was a Master Mason, a member of the JT Heard Lodge in
Ipswich, and a longtime member of the Ipswich Outboard Club, where he
served as secretary from 1970 to 1979. He enjoyed boating and traveling,
and living life to the fullest through simple pleasures. He was a faithful
member of the Trinity Episcopal Church in Topsfield.
In addition to
his wife of sixty years, he is survived by his son, Ernest (Bud) Jerrett,
Jr, of Newburyport, and twin grandchildren, Christopher and Alexandra
Jerrett of West Newbury.
His memorial funeral service will be held Saturday, October 26 at 2 pm in
the Trinity Episcopal Church in Topsfield.
Family and friends are respectfully welcomed. Memorial contributions in
his name may be made to the Trinity Episcopal Church, 124 River Road,
Topsfield, MA 01983 or to the Shriners Hospital for Children,
51 Blossom St, Boston, MA 02114.
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