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 Gerritt Hopper Holdrum, Jr

Gerritt Hopper Holdrum, Jr

Hackensack, Bergen County, New Jersey, USA
Death 20 Jul 2002 (aged 68)
Lakeland, Polk County, Florida, USA
Burial Lakeland, Polk County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 100125254 · View Source
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Gerritt was born in Hackensack, New Jersey to Gerritt Hopper Holdrum and Rosa Osteen on July 21, 1933. The Holdrum family had been an old, old family from the Bergen County, New Jersey and Rockland County, New York area. His roots go back to the earliest settlers in the 1700s who forged that area into the prosperous area it is today.

Though born in Bergen County, New Jersey, his parents moved to Homestead, Florida early in his life, and Homestead is where he spent most of his youth. He married Diane R. Corneiro in June 1956 in Dade County, Florida. By 1961, the family had moved to Lakeland, Florida.

He proudly served his country during the Korean conflict in United States Navy. Following his service, he entered employ with the United States Post Office and was s supervisor at the time of his death.

Gerritt and his family were active members of Christ The King Episcopal Church.

He died from a heart attack on Saturday, July 20, 2002 at the Lakeland Regional Medical Center at the age of 68. His wife, two sons, daughter, nine grandchildren and two great grandchildren survived him at the time of his death.

Contributed by:

.... Carole Elizabeth Nurmi Cummings

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Gravesite Details US Navy Korea




  • Created by: Donna McPherson
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100125254
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Gerritt Hopper Holdrum, Jr (21 Jul 1933–20 Jul 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100125254, citing Oak Hill Burial Park, Lakeland, Polk County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Donna McPherson (contributor 46906329) .