Passed peacefully away at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Thursday, March 21, 2019, Jerome Traverse of Southern Harbour, aged 84 years. Predeceased by his parents Ella and Peter Traverse; grandson Kahlen Slade; sisters Catherine Leonard and Rose Best; brothers Anthony Traverse and Eric Traverse. Left with fond and loving memories his wife Josephine of 60 years; children Anna (Calvin), Jerome Jr. (Elaine), Anthony (Violet), Pauline (Terry), Regina and Madeline; 16 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; sisters Madeline Bannister and Helen Norman (Michael); brother Martin Traverse; and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Christ The King Roman Catholic Church, Southern Harbour. Funeral service took place on Monday, March 25, 2019 at Christ The King Roman Catholic Church, Southern Harbour with interment at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Southern Harbour.