50, of Naperville, IL entered into eternal rest on Friday afternoon, July 5, 2013. He was born on April 25, 1963 in Bayonne, NJ. Jerome was a gifted son, supportive brother, loving husband, dedicated father and encouraging uncle. He was the CEO/President of Rowan International, LLC. He is survived by his wife, Rochelle (nee Rollison) Rowan; two sons, Kelvin and Geoffrey Rowan; his mother, Dolores (nee Kee) Rowan; his brothers Harold, Jr. (JoAnn) Rowan of Louisville, KY; Michael Rowan of NJ; Brian (Diane) Rowan of Louisville, KY; Daryl Rowan of Highland Falls, NY, Kevin Rowan of Bayonne, NJ; Kenny Rowan of Bayonne, NJ; sisters, Phylis (Tony) Fitz of Louisville, KY; Felecia (Charles) Glover of Bayonne, NJ; Jeanette Rowan of Greenville, SC; Rene Rowan of Bayonne, NJ; Yvette Rowan of Louisville, KY; Joy Rowan of Greenville, SC; Shonyel Rowan of Greenville, SC. Many nieces and nephews. Jerome was preceded in death by his father Harold J. Rowan, Sr. Memorial contributions may be made to: ALS Foundation (, go to donate/Jerome Rowan) or Mt. Calvary Baptist Church in honor of Jerome Rowan. Online guestbook at

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