Jerry Mondesire


Age: 65

journalist and longtime president of the Philadelphia branch of the NAACP who was ousted by the national NAACP in 2014 along with three local board members with whom he'd been feuding after the board members had questioned his financial management of the chapter, who was a former reporter and editor at the Philadelphia Inquirer and who was also a community affairs host on WDAS-FM.

Cause of Death: Brain aneurysm

Born: October 10, 1949

Died: October 4, 2015

Philadelphia, Pennyslvania