Jerome Joseph Stolov

September 18, 1939 ~ March 24, 2021 (age 81)


September 18, 1939 - March 24, 2021

On March 24, 2021 Jerome “Jerry” Stolov of Potomac, Maryland, (formally of Chambersburg, PA) died peacefully at the age of 81 after battling Heart Failure and other health complications for many years.


Beloved husband of the late Brenda Stolov; devoted father to Debbie Stolov Howley, Daniel Howley (son-in-law); loving stepfather to Richard Dondero, Thomas Dondero, the late Diana Bachman, Anita Dondero, Kathleen Murry, and Christine Dondero; devoted brother of the late Judy (Norton) German; cherished grandfather of Joseph and John Howley along with 7 step -grandchildren and 8 step-great-grandchildren; adoring uncle to Linda (Scott) Ackerman, Mark German, great-uncle to Hannah (Mike) Thompson, Rebecca Ackerman, Sarah Ackerman and great- great uncle to Cecilia and Shay Thompson. There are numerous cousins all of whom he considered brothers, sisters and nieces and nephew.

Jerry was born in 1939 in Bronx, New York.  He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from City College in New York in 1962. Jerry served in the Federal government for over 35 years. During this time, he worked in Chicago and Boston and spending the bulk of his career in Rockville, Maryland. He held various positions with the Department of Health and Human Services, The Public Health Service and Office of Planning Analysis. Jerry’s major accomplishments included being instrumental in getting State funding for end stage Renal disease.  He also had a Health Planning Textbook dedicated to him and in retirement contributed to the PA Electrical Regulatory Commissions on Geomagnetic Disturbances. He lead a very active in retirement where he volunteered 7 years with InfraGard, a partnership between the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and members of the private sector for the protection of U.S. Critical Infrastructure where Jerry was a member of the EMP Special Interest Group.  He also volunteered with The Chambersburg Board of Health for 2 years and was a member of the CDC’s Public Health Advisor Society for 10 years. He loved learning and continued his educations pursuits and profession development course throughout his career.  He accumulated enough credits to be ending up shy of a PHD. Jerry was adored by all who knew him and leaves behind a legacy of love, laughter and incredible kindness.

Service and Interment will be held later either virtually or in person when family and loved ones feel safe to travel and gather for this occasion. Until then, please post messages, pictures, or your favorite joke he may have shared with you on the Tribute wall and help Celebrate Jerry’s life.  

In lieu of Flowers, donations can be made to the Walter & Anita Stolov Scholarship Research Fund via the University of Washington, Seattle, WA (

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Walter & Anita Stolov Scholarship Research Fund via the University of Washington, Seattle, WA

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