Clarence Willis (Jerry) Jerome
November 6, 1924 – October 30, 2018
Jerry, age 93, of the Lamont Health Care Centre, Auxiliary Wing, Lamont, Alberta and formerly of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan passed away at the Centre on Tuesday, October 30, 2018. His ashes will be interred along with those of his wife Lillian at the Fort Saskatchewan Cemetery, on Monday November 5th at 11:00 A.M.
A luncheon for the family and friends will follow.
Four sons and two daughters survive Jerry; Rick (Rose) Bonneville, Alberta; Jim (Gail) Calgary, Alberta; Joe (Maya) Burke, Virginia; Victor (Marge) Prince Albert, Saskatchewan; Jerilyn (Brian) Campbell Edson, Alberta; and Phyllis (Garnett) Lambert Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta. He also has many grandchildren and several great grandchildren.
Jerry was predeceased by his loving wife Lillian, parents Fred and Elizabeth Jerome, sister Phyllis and brothers Freddy, Joe and Max and his infant grandson Jazon James Lambert.
Jerry was born and raised in St. Louis, Saskatchewan. He served at sea with the Royal Canadian Navy from 1942 until 1947. He then lived and worked as a laborer in Winnipeg, Manitoba until moving to Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, in 1954 for a long and rewarding career with Corrections Canada in Prince Alberta and Drumheller, Alberta. Following retirement Jerry and Lil enjoyed many happy retirement years residing in Candle Lake, Saskatchewan.
Jerry enjoyed working in his shop, fishing, and playing a spirited game of spades. He loved his pets, was an avid reader and a knowledgeable history buff.
Donations in memory of Jerry can be directed to:
Lamont Auxiliary Hospital & Nursing Home