Jerome Jacobson, 85, of Irvington died Jan. 11, 2019.
Mr. Jacobson was the founder and retired owner of Jacobson Manufacturing, a battery servicing business in Belleville.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran who served in World War II.
He is survived by a sister, Marilyn Jaffe of Elizabeth, and a dear friend, Ken Patrick, whom he considered his adopted nephew.
Services were held Jan. 17 with arrangements by J.L. Apter Memorial Chapels of Cedar Grove.