Jerome R. Barton, age 85, of West Haven passed away suddenly at home on April 25, 2021. He was born in New Haven, son of the late Hugo and Gladys Dahlgard Barton. Jerry is survived by his partner of 33 years, Gerlinde Kirbs of West Haven, his children Michele (Louis) Persiani of Hamden and Edward (Dawn) Clark of West Haven, his grandchildren, Erica Mennone, Raymond Barton, Melissa Miller, Hugh Barton Jr., Kara Nieves, Rosie, Stephanie and Mario Persiani and his great grandchildren, Hakeem, Kevin and Leland Miller, Ethen, Calianne and Owen Nieves. He is also survived by his daughter-in-law Kathleen Barton, Ramona (Ron) Pedemonte of NC, Gabriella (Larry) Palermo of East Haven and Michael and Matthew Pedemonte. Jerry was predeceased by his sons Jerome Barton Jr. and Hugh “Iggy” Barton. Prior to his retirement, Jerry was a tool & die maker and most recently worked security for United Illuminating. He was a proud US Army Veteran and member of Christ Lutheran Church, Hamden. Jerry enjoyed bowling and riding his motorcycle. He was a former member of the Christian Motorcycle Association, the American Goldwing Association, the Harugari German American Club, and was a longtime friend of Bill W.
Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday May 11th at 5pm at the West Haven Funeral Home at the Green. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Jerry’s name can be made to the Harugari German-American Club, 66 Highland St., West Haven, CT 06516.
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Harugari German-American Club
66 Highland St., West Haven CT 06516