DAYTON, Ohio - Dolores Rice Jerome, 94, died at 2:35 p.m. Friday, March 7, 2014, in her home in Kettering, Ohio.
She was born on Jan. 5, 1920, in Mendon, Ohio, the daughter of the late Harriet (Goodwin) and Otley Rice.
On Aug. 2, 1941, she married Byron Max Jerome.
Dolores retired as a procurement agent after 36 years, from the
Defense Electronics Supply Center. She was also an active member of The
League of Women Voters, the Business and Professional Women’s Club, and
the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE).
Dolores graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wright State
University in Dayton, Ohio, in 1987.
She is survived by her son,
Jeff Jerome of Northampton, MA; her daughter and son-in-law, Joyce and
Terry Gressner of Kettering, Ohio; two grandchildren, Keith A. Gressner
and Cindi (Tim) McGlone; and great-granddaughter, Shenna McGlone.
was preceded in death by her husband, Byron Max Jerome; two brothers,
Willis Rice and Marvin Rice; and two sisters, Martha Harden, and Helen
Visitation is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Monday, March 10, 2014, at Cowan & Son Funeral Home, 616 S.
Washington Street, Van Wert, Ohio. Interment will follow at Goodwin
Cemetery in York Township, Van Wert County, Ohio.