Jerome C. Pouska Sr.

Cecil Whig - - OPINION -

Jerome C. Pouska Sr., 91, of Milling­ton, MD, died Oc­to­ber 11, 2016 in Shore Med­i­cal Cen­ter at Ch­ester­town.

Mr. Pouska was born on Jan. 12, 1925 in Cal­vary, MD, son of the late Henry C. and Bessie Cecha Pouska. He was raised in Har­ford County where his par­ents owned Cal­vary Feed Mill.

As a young man, his fam­ily moved to Ch­e­sa­peake City, MD, where they farmed. In 1956, he be­gan work­ing for CFH in Ce­cil­ton where he met and mar­ried his wife Ruth Reach. To­gether they op­er­ated Cir­cle Acre Farm in Milling­ton, where he was a grain farmer and raised chick­ens for Per­due, re­ceiv­ing the ‘ Top Grower’ award. For 14 years he worked for Gem­ber­ling Farms as their me­chanic.

Mr. Pouske is survived by his wife of 60 years,

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