Joseph D. Jerome Sr.
Gordon C. Emerick Funeral Home
1550 Route 9
Clifton Park, NY
Joseph D. Jerome Sr. Vischer Ferry Joseph D. Jerome Sr., 63, of Riverview Road, died on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at the Ellis Hospital in Schenectady after a long illness. He was born in Troy on May 30, 1951 and was the son of the late Joseph U. and Elnora Hines Jerome. He was a graduate of the apprentice program at Schenectady Community College and had retired from the General Electric Co. in Niskayuna. He was with the Global research division at his retirement. Joe was a life member and past officer of the Vischer Ferry Fire Company. He was a computer enthusiast in designing and building PC's. He was a life member and former elder of the Amity Reformed Church in Vischer Ferry. Joe's greatest compassion was with time spent with his family and enjoying all of his children's activities while they were growing up. He was the beloved husband of Deborah Cranfield Jerome whom he married on August 17, 1974; devoted father of Christina (Tom) Gleason and Joseph D. (Meghan) Jerome Jr., both of Clifton Park and Josh M. Jerome of Malta; dear brother of Janet (the late Thomas) Hatlee and Jo-Ann (the late Art) Luke, both of Clifton Park; cherished grandfather of TJ Gleason and Avery Jerome; he is also survived by mother-in-law, Betty Cranfield; also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral will be held Wednesday morning at 11 a.m. from Amity Reformed Church in Vischer Ferry. Calling hours will be from 4 to 7 p.m., Tuesday in the Gordon C. Emerick Funeral Home, 1550 Rt. 9 in Clifton Park. Interment will be in the Vischer Ferry Cemetery, Vischer Ferry, NY. Memorial contributions may be made to the City Mission of Schenectady or to the Capital City Rescue Mission in Albany. Arrangements have been entrusted by the family to the Gordon C. Emerick Funeral Home 1550 Route 9, Clifton Park, New York 12065.

Published by The Daily Gazette Co. on Jun. 8, 2014.
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10 Entries sorry for your loss. My prayers goes out to you and your family. My heart is full of Vischer Ferry memories and I will always remember your devotion to each other. Love and prayers, Bill Smith
William Smith
June 12, 2014
Dear Debbie, Sorry for your loss as I know how precious Joe was to everyone who knew him. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Donna O
June 11, 2014
Dear Christina, Tom and TJ,

We're so sorry for your loss. Know that we're thinking of you and will continue to keep you and the rest of your family in our thoughts and prayers.

Sean, Kathy and Kyle
June 10, 2014
Dear Debbie and family,

We were very saddened to year of Joe's passing. He was such a nice person and it was always a pleasure to see him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Judy & Rich Walker
Grand Rapids Michigan
June 9, 2014
Debbie,Christina, Joey and Josh,
My heart is with all of you with the loss of Joe. He is a wonderful husband,father and friend. He fought very hard to stay with all of you. You can find comfort that his pain has ended and he no longer suffers. He will always be with all of you in your hearts and memories. Be assured he will be watching over your family. My deepest sympathies to all of you.
Kathy Becker
June 9, 2014
If ever there was a man that knew was Joe. I have never known a more spiritual person. Peace be with you more pain. To the entire Jerome family....I am so sorry for your loss. I am keeping you all in my prayers.
June 8, 2014
Amy Bushway
June 8, 2014
Dear Jerome Family,

We are so sorry for the loss of Joe. He was a wonderful man and a joy to have the pleasure of being a friend with. We will miss you Joe.
Rest in Peace with God and no more pain.
Amy Bushway
June 8, 2014
Joe was a good person throughout his life. He had a really fun way with words. My thoughts are with the whole family.
Phyllis Hines
June 8, 2014
Dear Janet and JoAnne:
I send thoughts and prayers in the loss of your dear brother. God bless.
Marilyn Adsit
June 8, 2014
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