Carol D. Gerow

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Carol D. Gerow, 85, of Lancaster, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 28, 2013, at the Lancaster General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Walter L. Gerow, who died in 1995.

Born in Queens, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late George and Margaret Helf Hildebrand.

Carol had lived in Syosset, N.Y., for 40 years, where she was employed by the Syosset School District as a teacher's aide. Later in life, she enjoyed volunteer work at the Geisinger Hospital, Wilkes-Barre, and also at Willow Valley Retirement Community, where she resided. Carol was also a faithful member of the Messiah P.M. Church, Bear Creek Township.

She is survived by four children, Gail G., wife of William Holmes, Parkesburg, Pa., Diane, wife of Joe Zunno, Roy, Wash., Darlene, wife of Kurt Johnson, Long Island, N.Y., and David Gerow and wife, Tina, Carmel, Calif.; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Audrey Roe, Westtown, N.Y.

Memorial services will be held on Thursday at 3 p.m. from the Manor at the Willow Valley Retirement Community, 211 Willow Valley Square, Lancaster. Funeral services will be held on Friday at noon from the Messiah P.M. Church, 110 Pittston Blvd., Bear Creek Township, followed by interment at the Maple Hill Cemetery. Viewing will be held at the church, 11 a.m. to noon.

Arrangements provided by the Wilde Funeral Home, Parkesburg. Online condolences may be posted at
Published in Times Leader on Apr. 3, 2013