Jerome Fine

Obituary of Jerome Fine

Schenectady – Jerry Fine, 93, of Schenectady died on August 25, 2017 at home, surrounded by his loving family. Jerry died of complications from Alzheimer’s Disease.

Jerry dedicated his life to fighting for peace and social justice for all. He believed in a better world, which he strived to create. He instilled his passions and ideals in his family, surrounding them with love every step of the way.

Jerry is survived by his wife, Ruth; and their children Lisa, David, and Peter; his grandchildren Mikell, Nikolai, Naima, Kaiya, Marika, Macauley, Isabella, and Anika; his great-grandchildren Akina and Kamila; and loving extended family and friends. He was preceded in death by daughter Karen.

In honor of Jerry please hug the ones you love, speak up against oppression, and fight for what is right. Consider a donation to Partners in Health, Doctors without Borders, or the Albany Social Justice Center.

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