Jerome Francis York
Jerome Francis York, 78, of Pensacola, Florida passed away unexpectedly on May 15th while recovering from surgery. Jerome (Jerry to family and friends) was born and raised in North Vernon, Indiana to Harold and Lola York. He was the oldest of 10 brothers and sisters growing up in a modest home on 7th Street in an area known as Irish Hill. As the oldest son, Jerry was focused on school and an avid reader from an early age, though he did enjoy fishing and hunting with his father and brother Patrick. Following High School, he briefly entertained the priesthood and briefly attended seminary before deciding to join the Army at the age of 17. While he scored high for marksmanship, he chose an...