Providence, RI, April 10, 2000
Jerry Milner a member of the Rhode Island Breakfast Group died on April 10th in Providence, RI after a month long illness. He is survived by his widow Annie. He was born in Denver, Colorado on January 21, 1923 and given the name Robert at Baptism. On entering the Friars Minor in 1946 he took Jeremiah as his religious name. He was ordained to the priesthood on June 28, 1952 and subsequently served the Holy Name Province in Boston, MA, Providence, RI, and in Denver CO. Jerry also served in the military as an Air Force Chaplain.
In the early 1990?s Jerry resigned from the Franciscans and the canonical priesthood and married Ann Sullivan. Jerry was loved and respected by all who came in contact with him. He was outstanding for the love and kindness he showed to all and is sorely missed by Annie, his brothers? families, as well as his Rhode Island breakfast group.