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Mervin E. "Cubby" Gerow

1933 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Mervin E. "Cubby" Gerow Obituary
(Cubby) Mervin E. Gerow, age 80, of Painted Post, NY went to Heaven to be with his Lord and wife on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at Corning Hospital. Cubby was born on April 12, 1933 in Corning, NY, the son of the late Ernest and Dora (Waters) Gerow. He married Catherine J. (Laughlin) Gerow on September 22, 1950. They celebrated 60 years of marriage together, and she predeceased him on October 5, 2011.

Cubby was a gaffer for Corning Glass Works for over 35 years. He was an avid deer hunter and fisherman. A great storyteller, he especially enjoyed telling hunting and fishing stories. Cubby was a religious man and for the last several years he was a member of the Monterey Baptist Church. Cubby was a friend to everyone. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

Cubby is survived by three daughters: Sheila Frederick, Linda Hendrick, and LuAnn (Robert) Stuart; grandchildren: Mervin (Theresa) Ribble, Catherine (Greg) Dailey, and Paulding (Tammy) Campbell; great-grandchildren: Jennifer, Michael, Ryan, Chyanne, Brittany, Chyenne, Wyatt, Audreanna, Kevin, Dustin, and Courtney; three great, great-grandchildren; brothers: Clair, Harold (Shirley), and Robert (Jane) Gerow; sister: Sandra Smith; several nieces and nephews; and brothers-in-law: Edward and Roger Laughlin.

Calling hours will be held on Monday, March 24, 2014 from 5:00 to 7:00pm at Carpenter's Funeral Home LLC, 14 E. Pulteney Street in Corning. The funeral service will be held there on Tuesday, March 25, at 3:00pm with Pastor Robert Stuart officiating. A dinner will follow at Monterey Baptist Church. Burial will be in Coopers Plains Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Cubby's honor can be sent to Monterey Baptist Church, 911 County Rd. 16, Beaver Dams, NY 14812.

Condolences can be sent to the family at www.carpentersfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Corning Leader on Mar. 23, 2014
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