Jerome Rutkowski, 76 of Sun City, FL passed away on February 18, 2015 after complications from a brief illness.

Proceeded in death by his wife of 25 years, Judith Cunard, Frank and Mary Rutkowski of Kingston, Pa. Survived by two sons, Jerry (Donna), VA and Jim, New York: 4 grandsons, sister, Janice (Jim) Connelly, GA and companion Maureen Kaiser, FL and several nieces and nephews.

Jerry enjoyed a long professional career at Bendix and CAE-Link as first a drafter and then a Project Administrator in the defense contracting industry. He is originally from Kingston, PA, settled in Endwell, NY then retired to Sun City, FL. He enjoyed several clubs and activities in Sun City Community Center, volunteered in Security Patrol and worked part time at Publix grocery store.

Jerry will be most remembered and reverend as a kind and selfless man who put other's needs above his own. His inner circle frequently heard his motto, "Clean house, trust in God and help others" and he embodies this principle by performing countless compassionate tasks to help and uplift other people. Jerry enjoyed gardening, fishing and spending time with friends and family.

His life will be celebrated at a Funeral Mass March 6, 2015 at 12:00 noon, St. Anne's Catholic Church, 106 11th Ave., N.E., Ruskin, Fl. 33570

Family will receive friends and share memories at a reception after Mass.

There will be a memorial service in Kingston, Pa. tentatively set for April, 6, 2015.