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Gerald F. Gow

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Gerald F. Gow Obituary
Gow, Gerald F.

Gerald Francis Gow, 77, of Susquehanna, PA, passed away unexpectedly at Wilson Hospital on Tuesday, March 14, 2017.

He was predeceased by his parents, Scott and Ruth Gow and brother Scott Jr.

Gerald was born in Carbondale, PA and lived most of his life in Susquehanna, PA. He graduated from Susquehanna Community High School, attended Broome Community College and served in the Army National Guard.

Gerald worked for L3 Link Simulation & Training in Binghamton, NY and his lifetime career with this one company spanned more than 38 years. During this time he supported many engineering efforts and managed some of the most advanced training systems in the world.

He was a member of St. John's Evangelist Catholic Church and Men's Club, Sons of the American Legion, Loyal Order of Moose, NRA and the Canawacta Rod & Gun Club where he was a trustee and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He also, was a past member of the Black Kettle Hunting Club in Susquehanna. He loved to golf and hunt with his good friends and most of all he loved his family dearly.

Gerald leaves behind his wife Carolyn who for over 54 years was the love of his life. He was extremely proud of his two children and leaves behind daughter, Laurel (Gow) and husband John Carroll, Fort Worth, TX and Gerald Gow Jr. and wife Jacqueline of Lanesboro, PA. His grandchildren were his pride and joy, Kara Ashton Gow and Brandon Scott Gow, Lanesboro, PA and Rauri Lynn Carroll, Fort Worth, TX; brother Lynn (Jesse) Gow and wife Mary, Susquehanna, PA and brother Larry Gow, Ocala, FL. He is also survived by sister-in-law JoAnn Gow, Holly Springs, NC, sister-in-law and brother-in-law Norman and Sylvia Aldrich, New Milford, PA and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, March 19, 2017 from 2 PM - 5 PM at Hennessey's Funeral Home, 747 Jackson Avenue, Susquehanna, PA 18847. A Funeral Mass will be held Monday, March 20, 2017 at 10:00 AM at St. John's Evangelist Catholic Church in Susquehanna. Burial will be at St. John's Catholic Cemetery, Susquehanna at the convenience of the family.

We thank God for the gift of Gerald's life and the blessing of the time we all had to share and spend with him.
Published in Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin on Mar. 17, 2017
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