Jerry Truhlar

June 14, 1918 - October 31, 2013
Jerry Truhlar

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Jerry Truhlar, 95, of Hendersonville passed away Thursday, October 31, 2013 at Carolina Village.

He was a native of New York, NY and was a son of the late Jaroslav and Anna Truhlar. He was a resident of Henderson County for over 20 years.

While serving in the Army, Office of Secret Service, he was based in India.

Mr. Truhlar graduated from Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute with a BS in engineering. He was an electrical engineer and was employed by National Broadcasting Corporation before retiring.

He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Gladys Truhlar, sons, Mark Truhlar and wife, Kathleen Schader, Gary Truhlar, and Richard Truhlar and wife, Mary; grandchildren, Gregory Truhlar and wife, Lilly, Laura, Allison, Brian and Michael Truhlar.

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 AM Monday, November 4 in the Kirby Memorial Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home with Father Alex Viola officiating. Burial will be held at a later date.


Monday, November 4, 2013
12:00 AM

Kirby Memorial Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home - Directions
125 Orrs Camp Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

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  • November 04, 2013
    Community Foundation of Henderson County says:
    The Board and Staff of the Community Foundation of Henderson County wish to express deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Jerry Truhlar on the sad occasion of his recent passing.