Biography: Jerome Summers was born in Brooklyn, New York on October 7, 1954 to the proud parents of Mary and Theodore Summers. Jerome grew up in the South Bronx, where as a young boy he went to P.S. 154, Burger Junior High and for High School he attended Benjamin Franklin High in East Harlem.
Jerome was an amazing cook. He took his talents as a line chef to many of downtown Manhattans favorite steakhouses and eateries, including The World Famous Coliseum.
Jerome was the patriarch of the Summers’ family, the oldest male and head of the family. He was the oldest of five siblings, his two remaining sisters would like you all to know he was THEE BEST BIG BROTHER EVER. Jerome was one of the funniest people most of us knew. He always had a great joke or a funny story to tell. Jerome was also a loving father to his children Michael, Janine and Willie. His grandchildren were a great reminder of what a joy life is.
Jerome was a loving and helpful man, just one call he was on the way. Jerome wasn’t a perfect man, but his good definitely outweighed his bad. Later in life Jerome gave his life to the Lord, we all know it’s never too late to give your life to Christ.
Jerome leaves behind to mourn him his two sisters Grace and Debbie, his two remaining children Janine and Willie, his three grandchildren Lauren, Sheldon and Jacob Benjamin Israel, and a host of nieces and nephews Adelle, Darnel, Edward, Michelle, Shakima, Mayo and Chanel.
Jerome’s kind heart and sense of humor with be missed.