Jerome Chalef

92, Atlanta

Jerome Chalef, age 92, of Atlanta, died on April 30. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Dorothy M. Chalef; daughters, Barbara Fran Chalef and Gail Madelene Chalef; brother and sister-in-law, Morton and Paula Chalef; nephew, Dr. Michael Chalef; and niece Emily Sanders-Margolis. Mr. Chalef was born in Brooklyn, NY, was a graduate of Boys High, Brooklyn College, and NYU, and served in the Army Air Corps during WWII. He was a long time Department of Defense employee, an artist, and musician with a  brilliant wit. He was a wonderful husband, father, brother, uncle, and friend. Sign online guestbook: Graveside services were held on May 1 at Arlington Memorial Park, Atlanta. Contributions may be made to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 1311 Mamaroneck Avenue, Suite 310, White Plains, NY 10605. Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999