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Jerome Eugene Sawyer, Sr.

January 9, 1960 ~ March 2, 2024 (age 64) 64 Years Old
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Jerome Sawyer, Sr. Obituary

Jerome Eugene Sawyer Sr., 64, of McKeesport, was born January 9, 1960, in McKeesport, PA. He was the beloved son of the late Jerry B. and Mary B. Brigman Sawyer.

Jerome was affectionately known as “Nookie” to family and friends. He grew up in McKeesport and graduated from the McKeesport Area School District, class of 1979. Jerome enlisted in the United States Marine Corps after high school. He received an honorable discharge after serving for eight years.

Jerome retired from Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, as a Cook in the food service department. He came out of retirement and worked at the Veteran Affairs Hospital in Oakland, Pennsylvania, as a Cook in the food service department. Jerome enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and cooking in his spare time. He always liked having his home full of family and friends.

Jerome departed this life on March 2, 2024, at his home in McKeesport, PA. He was preceded in death by his parents, father, Jerry B. Sawyer, mother, Mary B. Brigman Sawyer; brothers, Curtis, Jerry Jr., and Reginald “AKA” Dobie Sawyer; sons, Clark R. Barber, Kaine Williams.

Jerome leaves to cherish his memory, his wife Kimberly Detman Sawyer; two sons, Jerome Eugene Sawyer, Jr., Kyler Sawyer; one daughter, Brittany Sawyer; thirteen grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; two brothers, Ronald Sawyer, Greg Kelley; three sisters, Pamela Sawyer, Arwilda “Niecey” Sawyer; and Brenda D. Sawyer; father-in-law and mother -in-law, Walter and Jacqueline Detman;  nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.

 

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
March 9, 2024

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Christ Temple AME
937 Rose Street
McKeesport, PA 15132

Funeral Service
Saturday
March 9, 2024

12:00 PM
Christ Temple AME
937 Rose Street
McKeesport, PA 15132

Private Committal

Christ Temple AME
937 Rose Street
McKeesport, PA 15132

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