Wakefield Township acknowledges death of Jerry Niemi
December 24, 2020
By P.J. GLISSON
WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP — Members of the Wakefield Township Board of Trustees voted in a special Tuesday evening meeting to advertise an opening on the board.
The action was taken in acknowledgment of last weekend’s passing of Gerald “Jerry” Niemi, who had just been re-elected to the board on Nov. 3.
“I was looking forward to working with him,” said newly-elected Clerk Jennifer Ahonen in the virtual session. “He was a great board member.”
“He was fantastic,” said Supervisor Mandy Lake. “He was an awesome guy. This is a significant lo...