JERRY HADDOCK

Jerry was born in Seattle, WA on November 20, 1944 to Leonard and Zelda Haddock. He joined a sister Lorna. He lived in Bellevue and graduated from Bellevue High School in 1964. Jerry enrolled in Edison Tech were he earned his degree as a diesel mechanic. He followed this trade for the next 40 years.

Jerry married Christine Rosenthal in 1966. They were blessed with three children, Amy, Matthew and Ryan. They have seven grand kids from 4 to 24 years of age and many nieces and nephews.

Jerry was an avid motorcyclist enjoying many road trips on his 1969 Electro Glide Harley Davidson. He was also a member of the Tyee Triumph Club were he drove his 1980 TR7.

He spent 35 years as an off ice official for the Seattle Thunderbirds Hockey Team, where in March 2017 he was acknowledged and honored by the team for his service during one of their games.

After a long battle with COPD, Jerry passed peacefully on May 14, 2017 at his home with his wife, granddaughter Hailey and her friend Rey. Jerry was a great husband, dad, grandfather and friend. Such a kind and gentle man.

Jerry was always the first there to lend a hand. He will be missed by many. Breathe Free, Dearest Jerry.


In consideration of how we voice our opinions in the modern world, we’ve closed comments on our websites. We value the opinions of our readers and we encourage you to keep the conversation going.

Please feel free to share your story tips by emailing editor@kirklandreporter.com.

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website https://www.kirklandreporter.com/submit-letter/. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) We reserve the right to edit letters, but if you keep yours to 300 words or less, we won’t ask you to shorten it.

More in Obituaries

Dianna Blake | Obituary

Dianna Blake of Kirkland, WA passed on Friday May 8, 2020 at… Continue reading

Wendy Jean Millerick (Wade) obituary
Wendy Jean Millerick (Wade) obituary

Wendy Jean Millerick a resident of Snohomish, Wash- ington, formally of Mercer… Continue reading

AURELIA MARIE WILSON

1938 – 2020 Aurelia “Lee” Wilson joined her husband Robert “Bob” T.… Continue reading

ADELLE JOSTEN

Adelle Josten, loving wife of 23 years to Jim Cappa and mother… Continue reading

FRANCES UTHMANN

Frances Uthmann of Kirkland, WA, died on Saturday, January 25th, 2020, at… Continue reading

JANE ELEANOR MOTTRAM

Jane died peacefully on February 6. She lived a full life of… Continue reading

ROY WILLIAM ENBERG

Roy William Enberg of Kirkland, WA, died on January 20, 2020, at… Continue reading

SHARON HAGGERTY ANDERSON

Sharon Haggerty Anderson joyfully cultivated friendship and love her entire life. She… Continue reading

ANGELA JEAN KAUL PAULSELL

Angela Jean Kaul Paulsell was born on August 21, 1968 in Mankato,… Continue reading

Most Read