Mr. Jerome Rocco Tomasello
- October 10, 1944 - December 8, 2013
- Crosby, Texas
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“Jerry, we will miss you dearly. Jerry was our Dealer for South Texas for many years. Jerry took Fab Tech over from Mr. Fred Hillsley many years ago....Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Daniel & Christine Kint - Houston, TX
“Our Prayers & Sympathy for all of Jerry's family: Jerry will be deeply missed it’s not going to be the same on Saturday nights without him. your...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Robert Helmer - kingwood , TX
“So sorry for the Tomasello"s family loss. I never met Jerome, but feel like I knew him through the great stories Gina would tell me. Rest in Peace...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Sherri Lee Reddick - San Diego, CA
“My husband, Jody and I were in the car club for many years.. We enjoyed many car shows with Jerry.. I always gave Jerry issues about owning a Ford.....Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Laurie Graves - Huffman, TX
“It just makes me so sad for you Toni and Brianna and for his family. Gone but not forgotten. He was a sweet man and a sweet smile always. Just wished...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Tonya Tompkins - Crosby, TX
“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We love you dearly Toni.
The Battles Family
6 of 15 | Posted by: Hillery Battles - Dayton, TX
“I'm so sorry for your loss. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with at this difficult time. I have known Jerry since i was a baby and i...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Dawn (DeTullio) Gutkowski - NC
“Jerry will be missed so much, you make friends real easy, you were a great friend and Son-in-law you were loved very much. Just wish we had had more...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Lisa Shelton - Highlands, TX
“I was really saddened to here of the passing of Jerry but I know he's in a better place waiting for ya'll. As a Blast from the Past member I was...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Dennis Davis - Huffman, TX
“So sorry for the loss of Jerome. You are in my prayers.
10 of 15 | Posted by: Lisa Hovis Tinley - PA - Family
“I spent many days with Jerry doing car shows. My fondest memory was when the star of My Classic Car (Dennis Gage) approached me in Bay ST Louis Ms...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Don McGeough - Kingwood, TX
“Our Prayers & Sympathy for Toni and all of Jerry's family. You will be sorely missed Jerry, the world just lost a bright spot, but Heaven just...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Pam Wiman, Charles Williams, Candace Adolph & family - TX
“It is so hard to believe he is not with us but we know that God has a very special angel. We know though he will always be with us in spirit. Our...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Ron and Nancy Morrison - Humble, TX
“Our prayers are with you Toni and all of Jerry's family. Jerry you will be truly missed by all. We are so glad to have had the opportunity to ...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: John & Pam Glauser - Huffman, TX
“We only had a year and a half but it was the best year and a half of my life.. I'll love you till the end.. I will will you from now on...
15 of 15 | Posted by: Toni Marie Tomasell. - Crosby, TX
Jerome Rocco "Jerry" Tomasello, 69, of Crosby, passed away at San Jacinto Methodist Hospital in Baytown on Sunday, December 8, 2013. He was born on October 10, 1944, in Newcastle, Pennsylvania, to Emlio James Tomasello and Angelina Foglia Tomasello. Jerry was raised and went to college in Greenville, Pennsylvania where he worked as an Industrial Engineer at Greenville Steel Car until 1978 when he moved his family to the Houston area where he began working as a Manufacturing Engineer at Richmond Tank Car. After years of experience in the manufacturing industry, Jerry became the President and CEO of Fabrication Technologies, Inc.
Jerry was a member of the Crosby Church. He enjoyed his family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He will be remembered as always having a good word for everyone and being a loyal and loving, dedicated family man. His death will be a great loss to his family and friends as well as many lives he touched.
Jerry built his first boat, made of wood, when he was sixteen years old. He was also an avid water skier and a member of the swim team in college. He had many hobbies in his life but his passion was hot rods. Later he would live his dream of restoring classic cars. Jerry was the President of the Car Club, Blast from the Past Street Machines Texas.
Preceded in death by his parents, Jerry is survived by his loving wife, Toni Hasty Tomasello, of Crosby; sons, James Tomasello, Rick Veado and wife, Shelley; daughters, Gina Tomasello, Tina Dye and husband, Larry, and Brianna West; three grandchildren, Timothy Howard, Vincent Tomasello and Ashley Tomasello; two great grandchildren, Dalton Howard and Logan McCarty; brother, Ronald Tomasello and wife, Judy; sister, Pamela Pratt and husband, Paul.
A memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, December 16, 2013 at Crosby Church 5725 US 90, Crosby, TX 77532.