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Obituaries - Jerome E. Riser

from Macomb Daily Journal

COLCHESTER-- Jerome Edward Riser, 58 of Duxbury , Mass., died at 11:50 A.M. Friday August 1, 1997, at St. Elizabet Medical Center at Brighton, Ma.

He was born September 22, 1938, in Macomb to Willis E. and Talitha (Barrett) Riser. He married Joan Bricker on September 11, 1965. She survives.

Also surviving are his Mother of Tennessee; three sons, James of Florida, Thomas of California, Paul of Colorado; one daughter, Susan Riser of Massachusetts; one brother, Sylvester Riser of Tennessee; three sisters, Linda Higgins of Plymouth, Sharon Foulk of Tennessee, and Bonnie Walton of Plymouth.

Mr. Riser worked as Executive at a Oil Company in Duxbury. He served 21 years in the US Marine Corps., with two tours of duty in Vietnam. He also served as an Honor Guard at President John F. Kenndy's Funeral.

He was a graduate of Colchester High School in 1956 and a member of the Fandon Christian Church.

Services were at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday at the Holy Family Church in Duxbury, Mass. Burial was in tha Mayflower Cemetary in Duxbury, Mass.

Memorials were made to St. Elizabth Medical Center or the St. Elizabeth Hospice Program. Memorials may be left at Jones' Mortuary in Colchester. A memorial will be held in Colchester at a later date.

Contributed by Sharon Kay Foulk