Gabriel “Jay” Herrera, 67, died Oct. 29, 2012.
Herrera retired from Ford after 37 years of service to the company. He loved family time, golf, fishing and riding his Harley.
Survivors include his wife, Kathleen (nee Finkbeiner-McGue; children Bill (Tori) Herrera, Christina (Everett) Sawyer; stepdaughters Laura (Larry) Farnsworth, Kelly (Greg) Clos; grandchildren Mikaela, Tyler, chase, Tanner, Katey, Alayna, Brynn, and the soon to be Lillian Lee; sisters Maria (Rev. James) Newman, Velma Davis, and brother Ray (Gale).
He was a lifelong friend to bill Dobson and the late Sharon Benjamin. He also leaves a loving family in Havana, Cuba.
A celebration of his life was held Nov. 2, followed by Masonic Services at the Hodapp Funeral Home, West Chester. Interment was held Nov. 3 at West Chester Township Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Norwood High School Scholarship Foundation Inc. PO Box 1252, Norwood, Ohio 45212 or the American Lung Association, 4050 Executive Drive, #402, Cincinnati, Ohio 45241.