Jerome R. Sousa

October 26, 1927 - July 14, 2013 

Jerome R. Sousa

October 26, 1927 - July 14, 2013 

Obituary for Jerome R. Sousa

Jerome R. Sousa Jr., 85, beloved husband of Theresa (Sabatini) Sousa, with whom he shared 68 years of marriage, passed away Sunday, July 14th at Exeter Hospital in Exeter, NH. Born in Peabody, he is the son of the late Jerome Sr. and Mary (Thomas) Sousa.

Jerome grew up in Peabody and later moved to Beverly and graduated from Beverly High School. He worked for the family business, JR Sousa and Sons Oil Company and later owned the company with his brother Joseph for over 30 years. Jerome enjoys spending time boating and golfing and is an avid lover of animals, especially dogs.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two children: Jerome Sousa III and his wife Meryl of North Andover and Diane Bertocci of Boxford; one sister: Natalie Campbell of Beverly; five grandchildren: Cory R. Bertocci of Boxford, Daryl A. Bertocci, Mark Sousa of North Andover, Janelle and Danielle Sousa of Boxford; along with many cousins, nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his brothers George and Joseph Sousa.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Saint Mary Annunciation Church, 24 Conant Street, Danvers on Thursday at 9:00 A.M. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hour at the Campbell-Lee, Moody Russell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot Street, North Beverly on Wednesday from 5 to 8 P.M. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Salem. Contributions may be made in Jerome’s Memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, 31 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472. Information, directions, condolences at www.campbellfuneral.com.

  • Brought to you by

  • 525 Cabot Street
    Beverly, MA
    01915
  • 978-922-1113

Help & Healing Resources

In the event that there is an error in the information presented, please contact the funeral home by clicking here.