In Memory of




Obituary for Leon Lawrence Gerow

Leon Lawrence Gerow,  former Correctional Officer at the Quinte Detention Center, Napanee, passed peacefully at the John M. Parrott Centre in Napanee on Friday, April 5, 2024 in his 81st year.  Son of the late Leo and Mavis (nee Joyce) Gerow, of Picton.  Beloved husband of Barbara Gerow (nee Jenkins) of Napanee.  Loving father of Lee Ann Vandenberg of Napanee and Larry Gerow of Toronto.  Proud grandfather of Ben, Joel and Thea Vandenberg.  Interment to take place at Cherry Valley Cemetery, Friday, May 17, 2024 at 10:00 am with a Celebration of Leon’s life to follow at The Athol Community Centre, 1685 County Road 10, Cherry Valley until 2:00 pm. Cremation was entrusted to Steele Funeral Home, Belleville  (613-968-2273). If desired, Memorial Donations to the Alzheimer Society or to Canadian Blood Services would be appreciated.

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