Marcella M. Jerome, 87, of Swansea, Illinois, baptized into the hope of Christ’s resurrection, born Sunday, December 14, 1930, in Chicago, IL, died Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at Memorial Hospital East in Shiloh, Illinois.
Marcella worked as a Registered Nurse for University of Illinois Hospital, Chicago. She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church Fairview Heights, Illinois.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Pauline, nee Krus, Jerome; three brothers, Msgr. Harry J Jerome, Gerhardt Jerome, and Paul F. Jerome.
Surviving are her brother, Norbert H. (Mary) Jerome of Centennial, CO; sister-inLaw, Joan Jerome of St. Louis, MO; and loving nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Condolences may be expressed online at www. kurr usfh. com. Memorials may be made to Masses of the parish of your choice.
Service: Graveside service will be held at Sacred Heart Cemetery, in DuQuoin, IL, with Msgr. John Myler officiating.