Klein, Jerome Charles
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Sep. 8, 1923 - July 11, 2012
Jerome Klein, age 88 of Sarasota, FL died July 11, 2012 while staying in Lawrenceville, GA. Jerome was born in Union Hill, New Jersey. He graduated from the Rutgers University School of Journalism. He wrote articles for newspapers and magazines before entering the field of Public Relations. There he specialized in health; serving pharmaceutical manufacturers, hospitals and as a public relations consultant to the United Nations World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland. During World War II, he enlisted in the Signal Corps, belonged to the 9th Infantry Division and was awarded a Purple Heart Medal in the Battle of the Bulge. A strong supporter of Israel, he joined Volunteers for Israel for a tour of Duty with the Israeli Army. He also volunteered to assist Russian Jews emigrating to the United States via Rome, Italy. Most importantly, Jerome was a devoted and loving husband, father and grandfather. He is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Evan and Suzanne Klein, Duluth, GA and Nelson and Kimberly Klein, Bethlehem, PA; and grandchildren, Jonathan, David and Joshua. Services were held at the Georgia National Cemetery, Canton, GA with Full Military Honors. Sign our online guest book at www.edressler.com. Donations may be made to Jewish Family and Children's Services of Sarasota Manatee Inc., 2688 Fruitville Road, Sarasota, FL 34237. Arrangements by Dressler Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.
Published in Herald Tribune from July 14 to July 15, 2012