Gordon P. Jerome, 88, of Toledo, passed away Friday, August 5, 2011, at Lake Park. He was born January 4, 1923, in Ashtabula, OH, to Forrest and Barbara Jerome. Gordon was a graduate of San Diego State University in California, where he met his wife, Jerrie. He served honorably for 3 1/2 years in the Navy, during WW II. Gordon loved his work at Libbey Glass as an accountant for over 35 years, retiring in1988. His son John followed in his footsteps by working at Libbey Glass, in inventory control, for 32 years. Gordon was a former member of the Covenant United Presbyterian Church and was instrumental in getting the church started. He served as president and on the board of directors of the Libbey Glass Credit Union. He also served on the advisory board for Junior Achievement, for 4 years. In addition to his other involvements, he was president of the Onized Club. Gordon enjoyed golfing and served as president of his golf league. He was also a member of a breakfast club and a poker club. He was an avid fan of Ohio State Football and the Cleveland Browns as well as a Tiger Woods fan. Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Jerrie Jerome; son, John Jerome; daughter, Julie (Michael) Fisher and grandson, Marc Fisher. Friends are invited to visit from 2-8 p.m. Monday, in the Ansberg-West Funeral Home, 3000 Sylvania Avenue, where funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. Reverend Robert L. Wuellner will officiate. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association.
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