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William "Bill" Jerome III

November 24, 1952 - January 15, 2014
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William "Bill" Jerome, III, age 61, passed away on Wednesday, January 15, 2014. Beloved husband of Laura S. Jerome for 37 years. Loving father of William S., Matthew C. and Ryan P. Jerome. Proud grandfather of Quinn Jerome. Son of Abigail Jerome. Also survived by one brother and three sisters. Bill was a proud graduate of Jesuit High School in Louisiana and Fordham University in New York. Coach Bill had been a tireless member of the Jojo's Hope, an aquatic program for individuals with disabilities. He dedicated countless hours to coaching, mentoring, encouraging, and supporting these children. His expectations were great and as a...
William "Bill" Jerome, III, age 61, passed away on Wednesday, January 15, 2014. Beloved husband of Laura S. Jerome for 37 years. Loving father of William S., Matthew C. and Ryan P. Jerome. Proud grandfather of Quinn Jerome. Son of Abigail Jerome. Also survived by one brother and three sisters. Bill was a proud graduate of Jesuit High School in Louisiana and Fordham University in New York.
Coach Bill had been a tireless member of the Jojo's Hope, an aquatic program for individuals with disabilities. He dedicated countless hours to coaching, mentoring, encouraging, and supporting these children. His expectations were great and as a result, these children not only learned to swim, but they thrived. His swimmers regularly competed in the Louisiana Special Olympics and USA swim meets. In addition to Bill's many contributions to Jojo's Hope, he also served as the disabilities chairman for Louisiana Swimming.He will be sorely missed by all.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Service at Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, 4747 Veterans Blvd. Metairie on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 1:00 pm. Visitation from 11:00 am until time of service. In lieu of flowers donations to JoJo's Hope preferred. Condolences may be offered at www.leitzeaganfuneralhome.com.

"Bill, RIP.....A GREAT GUY. Worked at ED'S DELI DURING COLLEGE." ed meehan (white plains, NY)

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