Funeral Services for Michael W. Jerome Sr., age 69, of Ogdensburg, will be held on Sunday, July 7, 2019 at 3:00PM at Frary Funeral Home with Deacon Mark Lalonde officiating. Calling hours will be held on Sunday, July 7, 2019 from 1:00PM to 3:00PM. Michael has gone to be with his soul mate on Wednesday afternoon, July 3, 2019.
Michael is survived by two sons, Michael Jerome, Jr. and his companion, Cathy Countryman and Matthew Jerome and his companion, April Simmons; four daughters, Melissa Dobbs and her husband John, Monica Henderson and her companion, Donny Small, Meagan Brossoit and her husband, Robert, and Maxine Jerome; thirteen grandchildren; one great-grandson and one on the way; one brother, Harry Jerome; one sister, Malanie Dafoe; two brother-in-laws, Robert Gagnon and Victor Gagnon; and one sister-in-law, Angela Gagnon.
He was predeceased by his soulmate, Martha Jerome; his parents; a brother, Steven Jerome; a sister, Carol Couture; and a granddaughter at birth, Makala Henderson.
Michael was born on June 13, 1950, in Ogdensburg, NY, the son of Harry and Mary Jerome. He attended Ogdensburg schools. He married his soulmate, Martha Gagnon, on May 26, 1973. She predeceased him on June 24, 2013. He held various jobs and retired from St. Mary’s Church as a maintenance man and worked in the cemetery.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and trapping with his sons and brother-in-law, Robert Gagnon. After retirement, he enjoyed playing with his grandchildren, watching birds, reading his books, and watching YouTube.