Mona Olive Jerome, 83 years old, a resident of Biddeford Pool died Friday, Jan. 21, 2022, at her daughter’s home in Kennebunk after a brief illness.

She was born in Biddeford on July 17, 1938, a daughter of Paul Roland and Pauline Althea (Young) Moulton and graduated from Trade Practical Arts High School in Boston, and from Southern Maine Vocational Technical Institute in Portland in the nursing program.

Mona worked at the former Webber Hospital (Southern Maine Health Care) for over 20 years, as well as several nursing homes in the area.

In 2002, Mona established Ever After Mustang Rescue at her family farm in Biddeford, where she worked tirelessly to rehabilitate these magnificent animals, until she retired in 2021.

Mona loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them, especially her grandchildren. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star of Biddeford.

She was predeceased by her husband, Bradford B. Jerome, Sr., who died in 2012 and by her sister, Elizabeth “Betty” Grinnell.

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She is survived by her two sons, Bradford B. Jerome, Jr. and his wife Dolly of Biddeford and Benjamin E. Jerome and his wife Mary of Biddeford; two daughters Sherry L. Jerome of Kissimmee, Florida, and Lori Jerome Boothby and her husband Daniel of Kennebunk; one sister, Connie Nixon of Inverness, Florida; 15 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at the family farm in Biddeford in the summer of 2022.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Mona’s memory can be made to the Ever After Mustang Rescue, 463 West St., Biddeford, ME 04005.

To share a memory or leave a message of condolence, please visit Mona’s Book of Memories Page at www.bibberfuneral.com.

Arrangements are in care of Bibber Memorial Chapel, 67 Summer St., Kennebunk, ME 04043.

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