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“It has been an honor and privilege to be with Jerome and Jean this last year. We will miss Jerome dearly and hope that he will live on in the...Read More »
1 of 3 | Posted by: Martha - Boston, MA

“Condolences from The Class of 1960 Texas A&M. James was a Classmate of ours and we just learned of his passing. Our sympathy to the friends and...Read More »
2 of 3 | Posted by: Tom Wisdom `60 - TX - Classmate

“I am a friend of Jerome's significant other, Jean Elliott. He was so blessed to have her as a partner, and she, him. She always, always spoke of...Read More »
3 of 3 | Posted by: Debbie Hoffman - Parrish, FL


DANVERS – Mr. Jerome B. Wilkin, 78, of Danvers, beloved companion of Jean Elliott, died Saturday, January 7, 2017 at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital in Bedford.

Born in Houston, Texas he was the son of the late Brahman H. and Josiephine (Rizzo) Wilkin. Raised and educated in Texas, he was a graduate of Beauvoir High School, Class of 1956 and continued his education at Texas A & M University where he received his bachelor's degree in Insurance.

An honorably discharged veteran, Jerome proudly served our country as a member of the United States Navy during the Vietnam War.

Mr. Wilkin had been employed for several years as a computer programmer for a variety of retail grocery stores in their payroll department until the time of his retirement.

In addition to his life companion Jean, Jerome is survived by his brother, Leonard Wilkin of Houston, TX and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother Michael Wilkin.

ARRANGEMENTS: His funeral service will be held in the Chapel at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veteran's Hospital, (VA hospital campus) 200 Springs Rd, Bedford on Thursday, January 12th at 1 P.M. Assisting the family with arrangements is the Peterson-O'Donnell Funeral Home, 167 Maple St., (rte. 62) Danvers. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit www.odonnellfuneralservice.com.