Funeral Services for Martha J. Jerome, age 59, of Mill Street, Ogdensburg, will be held on Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Frary Funeral Home with Rev. F. James Shurtleff officiating. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery following the funeral services. Calling Hours will be held on Thursday, June 27, 2013 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at Frary Funeral Home on 515 Caroline Street. Mrs. Jerome passed away on June 24, 2013 at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center.
Martha is survived by her husband, Michael W. Sr.; two sons, Michael W. Jr. and his companion, Catherine Countryman and Mathew M. and his companion, April Simmons; four daughters, Melissa J. and companion, John Dobbs, Monica M. and companion, Donny Small, Meagan M. and companion, Robert Brossoit and Maxine M. and companion, Audie Middlemiss; her mother, Audrey Gagnon; two brothers, Robert Gagnon and companion and Alice and Victor Gagnon and companion, Kathy; two sisters, Mary Jane Lalone and Angla Gagnon; and twelve grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, several cousins as well as two brother-in-laws and two sister-in-laws.
Mrs. Jerome was predeceased by her father, Victor Gagnon Sr.; a brother, George Gagnon; and one granddaughter, Makala Henderson.
Martha was born on April 30, 1954 in Ogdensburg, NY, the daughter of Victor and Audrey Adams Gagnon and she attended local schools in Ogdensburg. Martha married Michael W. Jerome on May 26, 1973 and raised six children together. Mrs. Jerome worked in the laundry department at the State Hospital.
Martha enjoyed playing bingo, talking on the phone and spoiling her grandchildren.
Online condolences may be made online at www.fraryfuneralhome.com/obituaries.