Jerome John Yurkins, age 73, of Brooklyn passed away Saturday, March 18, 2017. Mr. Yurkins was born December 18, 1943 in Brooklyn, NY. He is the son of the late John and the late Anelle (Raizers) Yurkins. Survived by his wife, Alicia Yurkins. Loving father of Peter M. Yurkins and Diane M. Cortez. Cherished grandfather of Sofia Cortez and Paul Cortez. Reposing on Wednesday March 22, 2017 from 9:00 – 10:30 AM at Marine Park Funeral Home. Procession will begin to form at 10:30 AM and depart the funeral home towards the cemetery at 11:00 AM. Jeromewill be laid to rest at Calverton National Cemetery in Riverhead, NY. Please see SERVICE INFORMATION for details and directions. Please share this memorial page via Facebook and other social media outlets so we may inform those who wish to know of Jerome's passing and the funeral information. Please take advantage of the condolence tab if you are unable to attend or merely wish to express your love and grief over Jerome's passing.