Marlene Jerome Obituary (2022) – Syracuse, NY


Marlene A. (Fortino) Jerome April 15, 2022 Marlene A. (Fortino) Jerome, 82, of Syracuse, passed away at home on Friday, April 15, 2022. She was born in Syracuse to the late Ventura “Frank” and Philomena “Mary” (Siano) Fortino and graduated from North High School. She was the last surviving child of Mary and Frank, “the baby of 9.” Marlene was a devout catholic and was a communicant of St. Daniel’s Church for many years. She adored her family, especially her grandchildren; everyone will miss her. Besides her parents, she is predeceased by her husband, Michael A. Jerome, Jr., eight siblings: Joe, Marion, Frank, Johnny, Vera, Rosie, Lucille and Genevieve. Marlene is survived by her children, Renee (Jerome) Pickard (Bob LaPort), and James Jerome; four grandchildren, Elizabeth A. Pickard, Sean C. Pickard, Charles J. Jerome, and Daniel J. Jerome, along with several nieces, nephews, and cousins. A Funeral Mass in celebration of Marlene’s life will be held on Friday, April 22, 2022, at 10:30 am in St. Daniel’s Church, 3004 Court St., Syracuse, NY. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Marlene’s name may be made to St. Daniel’s Church or Make-A-Wish Foundation of CNY. WORDS OF COMFORT MAY BE EXPRESSED AT TJPFUNERALHOME.COM

Published by Syracuse Post Standard from Apr. 18 to Apr. 19, 2022.

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