YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Mr. Jerome Lamont Stewart of Youngstown departed this  life unexpectedly on Saturday, October 14, 2023 in St Elizabeth Health Care Center Youngstown Campus. 

Mr. Stewart was born March 12, 1972 in Chicago, Illinois, a son of Charlie Mae Stewart-Gaines and reared with Melvin Gaines, coming to Youngtown, Ohio as a child.

He was a graduate of East High School and worked several jobs before becoming ill. 

He was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan, enjoyed playing the game  being with his family and friends and playing Spades.

He leaves to cherish his memory his mother, Charlie Mae (William Napoleon Johnson); his daughter, Ja’Razia M. Stewart; grandchildren, Ja’Ron Stewart and J’Heiress Stewart and host of other relatives and friends. 

He was preceded in death by his stepfather, Melvin Gaines; a brother, Melvin Stewart; a nephew, Malik Stewart; his companion, Terri De’Laine and a sister-in-love, Melissa Cotton.

Funeral service will be Friday, October 27, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. at the F. D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home. Friends may call from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m., prior to the service.

Please remember to wear a mask when entering the funeral home, being that Covid-19 is on the rise again. Thank you in advance.

Thank you Stewart Family for giving us the honor to serve you at this time of bereavement. Please remember to keep the family in your daily prayers.

A television tribute will air Wednesday, October 25 at the following approximate times: 7:10 a.m. on FOX, 12:22 p.m. on WKBN, 5:08 p.m. on MyYTV and 7:27 p.m. on WYTV. Video will be posted here the day of airing.