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.