Jerome Peterson
1948 - 2018
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Jerome Peterson, 69, passed peacefully at his home On Monday January 22, 2018. Jerome was born February 11, 1948 to the late George W Peterson and Gertrude (Holiday) Peterson in Gary, Indiana. Jerome graduated from Gary Roosevelt High School class of 1966. He continued his education attending Lane College Jackson, Tn. and Indiana University Northwest. Jerome was a member of Israel CME Church. Preceded in death parents George W. (Hazel)Peterson, Gertrude (John B) Taylor Sr. Brothers George Peterson Jr, John Taylor Jr. Sister Barbara Haynes and Brother-in-Law Henry Patterson. He leaves to cherish his memory, Sisters Agreta Taylor Patterson New Orleans, LA, Joyce (Roosevelt) Hargro Atlanta, Ga, niece Christine Patterson nephew Carl Crumpton. All services Monday January 29, 2018 at Israel CME Church 2301 Washington St. Gary, IN. Visitation 9:00-11:00 funeral Service immediately following. Rev. Stehanie A. Welsh Pastor, Officiating Rev. Harold Edmondson.

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Published in Post-Tribune from Jan. 26 to Jan. 28, 2018.
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January 31, 2018
THE IRONS FAMILY extend our sincere condolences to the PETERSON FAMILY.

Please know that all of you are in our prayers. May God comfort your hearts and give you fond memories of Jerry.

May God continue to bless all of you.

In Christ,
Earmon J. Irons, Jr.
Syrathia Irons-Thaxton
Evie Irons
Gerald D. Irons, Sr.
Syrathia Irons- THAXTON
January 29, 2018
Condolences to the family. Fondly remembering Jerome. May he Rest In Peace.
Patricia Fointno
January 28, 2018
My sincere condolences to the family for your loss. May you be comforted by your wonderful memories and the God of all comfort. (2 Cor. 1:2,3)
January 27, 2018
To Jerome's Family:

May the peace and love of our God be with you during this time of your loss.
I used to walk to Roosevelt with Jerome and Agreta during our high school days. He was a kind and humorous individual. I know he will be missed by family and friends.
My sincerest condolences,
Brenda R. Mitchell, RHS Class of 1966
Brenda Mitchell
January 27, 2018
So sorry to hear of the loss of my classmate and friend, Jerome Peterson. He was a really nice person. We started kindergarten together and finished high school together. May our Almighty Savior be with his family at this time of Sorrow. God bless his soul. RIP Jerome.

Laura Collins, RHS Class of 1966
Laura Collins
January 27, 2018
Sorry to hear of the loss of another of our classmates. To his family may you know there are those who share your grief. May the God I serve keep you in his loving arms.
Barbara Malone Hemphill
January 27, 2018
It was such a pleasure to visit with Jerome at our 50 year class reunion in August 2016. I am deeply saddened by the news of his passing. My heart felt condolences to you and your family.
Ruby Hodge-Dent
January 27, 2018
Jerome was such a gratious and a nice person, he will be missed.
John Garlin
January 26, 2018
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Steve Mulligan
January 26, 2018
I am so sorry to hear of Jerome's passing. He was a fellow Roosevelt classmate. You have my deepest and sincerest sympathy.
Natalie Parr Stewart (RHS'66)
January 26, 2018
Sending prayers and condolences to your family. Remembering all the great times growing up in Israel CME Church. We had great times with our youth activities raising money for Church conferences, car washes, selling Chicken Dinners and King and Queen contest. Rest in Peace my childhood friend.
Denise Lee
January 26, 2018
Sorry for your loss. May the God of all comfort be with you and your family at this difficult time.
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