Jerome D. Beverding, Jr., 66, of Galveston, passed away Sunday, January 13th, after a four year battle with cancer. A lifelong resident of Galveston, Jerome attended Sacred Heart School and graduated from Kirwin High. He went on to North Texas State, where he graduated with a degree in business. For many years, he was active in Sacred Heart Parish. He especially enjoyed his work as a docent at the Bishop’s Palace.
He is preceded in death by his father, Jerome D. Beverding, Sr. and his sister, Anne Marie Newman. He is survived by his mother, Anne Beverding; his children, Stephanie Beverding and Jerome “Jay” Beverding III of Austin; and his brother, Stephen Beverding and wife, Donna, of Cypress, TX, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Jerome’s family will receive visitors beginning at 11:30 am, Thursday, January 17th, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home. A funeral service will begin at 1:30 pm on Thursday at the funeral home, led by Father Frank Fabj. Burial will follow at Calvary Catholic Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the American Cancer Society, P O Box 570127, Houston, TX 77257-0127.