March 7, 1936 - November 9, 2017
Gerald “Jerry” Gynn Monckton Sr. 81 years old
Born: March 7th, 1936, Died: November 9th, 2017
Born to: Theodore & Lola Monckton
4th born out of 7 children
Siblings: Patricia, Shirley, Ronald, Barbara, Ella, & David Monckton
He married Velda W. Kenyon in 1958 and later divorced in 1970
Six beautiful children: Gerald Jr., Jewel, Roger, Cherylann, Janat & Enola Monckton
Gerald is preceded in death by his parents, Theodore & Lola Monckton. His siblings, Patricia, Ronald & Barbara. His two children, Roger Monckton & Janat Wallace.
*Multiple grandchildren and great grandchildren, nieces and nephews
Graduated from Milwaukie High School, was an Army Veteran of armed forces, served in the Korean war.
Gerald Sr. enjoyed the Portland area his entire life.
1943 At age 7, he was Shanghai for two years to Australia.
He was a ecclectic collector of all things, avid newspaper reader, stayed tuned to current events, most of all looked forward to and loved family visits and overnight stays where music, family card, dice and board games where enjoyed by all!
He brought Joy, laughter & light to so many.
He was in adult foster care for the last 17 years where he became part of Ray & Malou Mendoza’s family and was treated with loving care.
Special Thanks to: Hopewell Hospice partnered with OHSU