The Life of Jerome Jr. Ham
Jerome Ham Jr., 57, of Naugatuck, formerly of Derby, husband of Connie Mumford Ham, died July 15, 2009 at the Bridgeport Hospital following a two month courageous battle with injuried he suffered while at work. Son of the late Jerome and Bernatha Lee Ham, Sr., he was born April 11, 1952 in Marion, S.C. Mr. Ham was a resident of Ansonia and Derby for several years before moving to Naugatuck two years ago. He was employed at the Slickbar Products Corporation in Seymour since 1999. He was a member of the Living Springs Christian Fellowship Church in Seymour for eight years. Besides his wife, survivors include two sons, Joseph Sanders and his wife Hazel of Derby and Hewitt Sanders of Ansonia; three daughters, Bernatha Sanders of Naugatuck, Connie Rains and her husband Donald of South Carolina and Barbara Sanders and her husband Michael Scarpulla of Naugatuck; four brothers, Rudolph Franklin, Charles Ham and his wife Joyce, Douglas Ham and his wife Ruth and William Ham and his wife Valerie all of South Carolina; two sisters, Carolyn Green of Georgia and Delois Charles and her husband Howard of Derby, 20 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a daughter Patsy Sanders and a sister Frankcena Jackson. Spinelli-Ricciuti Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Burial in Pine Grove Cemetery Ansonia.