Jerome McDermott, 75, of Ft. Myers, FL passed away on Wednesday, November 10th. He was born in Springfield, MA. He retired to Lee County after serving 22 years in the Air Force. While stationed in Germany, he met his wife Catherine of Kayl, Luxembourg. He was a member of the VFW Post 8463, American Legion Post 38, CR1O and the EAA.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years Catherine McDermott, children; Mary (Greg) Erika, Kathleen (John), Susan (Michael), Gerald (Sharyn), grandchildren; Patrick, Nicholas, Jonathan, Courtney, Dustin and Shelby, and sister Jeanne (James) Ryan.
Memorial services will be conducted by Horizon Funeral Home on Saturday, Nov. 13th at 4 PM. The family will receive visitors at 3 PM. Following the memorial service join family and friends at daughter Kathleen's home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to RLS Foundation, 819 Second St., SW, Rochester, MN 55962. Private burial service to be held at a later date.
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Published by The News-Press on Nov. 12, 2004.