Jeremiah J. Monroe
Died: Thursday, September 17, 2009
PFC Jeremiah J. Monroe
Jan. 4, 1978 - Sept. 17, 2009
BRANT LAKE — PFC Jeremiah J. Monroe, 31, died Thursday, Sept. 17, 2009, while giving the ultimate sacrifice for his country in Afghanistan.
Born Jan. 4, 1978, in Glens Falls, he was the son of the late Robert D. Monroe Sr. and Dolores "Peanut" Monroe of Brant Lake.
Jerry was well known for his Big Brother mentorship and his close care for the ones he held close. In his free time he loved to draw motorcycles and late model cars.
Jerry joined the U.S. Army in early 2008, where he used his skills in construction in the desire to serve his country. Jeremiah enlisted as a combat engineer fully understanding that he would deploy to the global war on terror.
He will be remembered as a loving father, son, brother and friend. His family will remember him in the Biblical words he believed, "Blessed are the merciful for they will be shown mercy," Matthew 5:7.
Survivors include his mother Dolores "Peanut" Monroe of Brant Lake; one daughter, Delilah Rose Monroe of Brant Lake; one brother, SSG Robert D. Monroe Jr. of Camp Ederly, Italy; his grandmother, Charlotte Lewis of Brant Lake; also many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.