Jerry Maren, The Last Living ‘Wizard Of Oz’ Munchkin, Dies At 98
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Jerry Maren, who played one of the munchkins in the 1939 classic movie The Wizard of Oz, has passed away at age 98. Jerry was a member of the iconic “Lollipop Guild” in the film.
TMZ reports that Jerry actually passed away over a week ago. He suffered from dementia and passed away at a nursing home in San Diego.
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Jerry was born Gerard Marenghi in Boston, Massachusetts.
Jerry’s cause of death is unknown. His funeral was held at Forest Lawn in California.
Rest in peace, Jerry. If you loved The Wizard of Oz, don’t forget to share this article with your friends!
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