Lillian (Lola) Jerome (AH)

10-Nov-1925 - 20-Jan-2023

Obituary Overview

Lillian (Lola) Jerome (AH)

Passed away peacefully with family at her bedside on January 20th, 2023 at the age of ninety-seven years old.

Lillian was a beautiful person, born Nov 10th 1925 in Czeladz Poland. She was raised and cared for by her parents Chil and Rochel Strochlitz and had grown up with her siblings Hershel, Regina, Matel and Itcha. She was the only survivor of her family during the Holocaust. She met her husband Irven (Itcha) Jerome and they married in Germany. They then moved to Canada and they would go on to raise five children together: Martin (Rita) Jerome, Harry (the late Barbara) Jerome, Raymond Jerome, Leonard (Edith) Jerome and Allan (Julie) Jerome. She had eight beautiful grandchildren whom she loved dearly: Randy (Marci) Jerome, David (Nitza) Jerome, Jeffrey (Jenny) Jerome, Debra Jerome, Collette and Allene Jerome; Jordan and Gabrielle Jerome.

She also had 14 great grandchildren, Joshua, Zachary, Sydney and Aiden Jerome; Izzy; Eyal, Prielle, Liam, Batziyon, Nesyah, Tzachala, and Nachal Libby Jerome; Caleb and Evie Jerome.

She was adored by her family who are forever grateful for her unconditional love and generosity. Lillian had a personality that brought out the best in people. Whether she interacted with family, friends or business acquaintances, the first thing people would do is give her a welcoming hug.

Together with her husband they operated a farm in Maidstone, ON for over 25 years.

She and Irven were married for almost 50 years till his passing March 1996. They will now be reunited together side by side in a peaceful reunion.

A special thank you to Sally, Khalida, and Iklass for their compassionate care and love provided to Lillian.

The funeral service will be held on Sunday, January 22nd at 2 pm, Rachel Kaplan Hebrew Memorial Chapel, 685 Aylmer Avenue. Rabbi Sholom Galperin -Shaar Hashomayim Synagogue will be officiating & Rabbi Yechiel Morris - Young Israel of Southfield Synagogue will be officiating. Internment will follow immediately at the Shaar Hashomayim Cemetery at 2650 Pillette Road.


Location:   28500 Bell Road, Southfield, Michigan 48034

Morning Services:   Monday, January 23rd to Friday, January 27th at 8:00 AM

Evening Services:    Sunday,  January 22nd   to Thurs. January 26th at 5:25 PM

Daily Shiva visiting hours

Sunday, January  22nd                                                  5:25 PM to 8:00PM

Monday, January 23rd to Thursday, January 27th     8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

The family kindly asks for charitable donations to:

Shaar Hashomayim Synagogue, 115 Giles Blvd. East, Windsor, Ontario N9A 4C1, 519-256-3123 or by donating directly to

Young Israel of Southfield Synagogue, 27705 Lahser Road, Southfield, Michigan 48034, 248-358-0154 or by donating directly to

Zekelman Holocaust Center, 28123 Orchard Lake Road, Farmington Hills, Michigan 48334, 248-533-2400 or by donating directly to

To view the live stream of the chapel service at Rachel Kaplan Hebrew Memorial Chapel, please double click on the link below or copy & paste the link below:

Funeral Details

  • Chapel Service

    Rachel Kaplan Hebrew Memorial Chapel

    Event Times:

    22-Jan-2023 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Graveside Service

    Shaar Hashomayim Cemetery

    Event Times:

    22-Jan-2023 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

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Condolences from family and friends

Posted by Judy Herskovitz | 30-Jan-2023

Lola and Irving were my parents first friends in Windsor. They shared a long history together. Lola was a warm kind lady who will be missed.

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Posted by Yigal and Dalia Bendgi | 26-Jan-2023

Dear Jerome family, Our condolences to your family. We very much appreciated reading the beautiful tribute that you shared about Lillian. May she rest in peace and may her memory be for a blessing. With love, Yigal and Dalia Bendgi

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