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“My Condolences to the Vachon family... ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Robert O'Reilly - Fort Wayne, IN

“Condolences from my family to you all. ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Anne Vachon-Ball - Springdale, AR

“I am very sorry to hear of Uncle Jerry's passing, but what a glorious reunion in heaven he's now having with Grandma & Grandpa Vachon (Alvy & Mary)...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Mike Vachon - Mineral City, OH

“To the Vachon Family, you all have our deepest sympathys. He is now with your Mom again, and you couldn't ask for anything better than that. He's...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Jim, Sandy Williams - Ft. Wayne

“Hi, I am Michael Vachon's wife. I am so very sorry for your loss. Mike has told me some great stories about how Jerry helped him at International...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Christy Vachon - Mineral City, OH


Jerome "Jerry" R. Vachon, 87, passed away Tuesday, August 22, 2017. Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Jerome was the son of the late Alvy and Mary Vachon. Jerry graduated from Central Catholic High School. He was a Korean War Army veteran. He worked as an Industrial Engineer with International Harvester for 20 years, retiring in 1985. Jerry was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church, American Legion Post 47, and VFW Post 10006. Jerry enjoyed home building, gardening, and fixing anything that was broken. Surviving are his children, Renee (Jeff) Williams, David (Tammi) Vachon, Lori Chaney, Lisa (Tim) Gick, Shane (Heather) Vachon, all of Fort Wayne;19 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; brother, Melvin (Gloria) Vachon of New Haven; and Virginia Gibson of Fort Wayne. Jerry was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth "Fuzzy" Vachon; son, Gregory Vachon, siblings, Eugene, Richard, and Alvin Vachon, Rita Grieze, and Alvina Minnich. Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 am, Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at St. Henry Catholic Church with calling one hour prior, Fr, Daniel Durkin officiating. Calling at D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Avenue, Monday, August 28, 2017, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm & 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Burial in Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Indiana.