Greece, NY: David R. Gerew passed away with family close by his side, September 4, 2021. David is predeceased by his father, Gerald Gerew; mother, Marion Gerew DeWitt; sisters: Celia Goforth, Patricia Colangelo; Jean Stover and Shirley Lombardo; brother, Edward Gerew. He is survived by his sister, Judi (Don) Benham; sister-in-law, Judi Gerew and many loving nieces and nephews.
David served his country proudly, as well as his community, in the United States Airforce. He is a Vietnam Veteran and a retired Monroe County Sheriff’s Deputy. He loved helping people at any time working as a driver for the State Farm Help Truck 103. Member of the American Legion Riders Greece Post 468 and the Patriot Guard. Proudly worked with the Rochester Americans Hockey Organization, former bus driver. Dave was noted for his extra firm handshakes and his bear hugs, which will surely be missed.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the VA Outreach Center or Monroe County Sheriffs Foundation, in his memory.
A Memorial Service will be held Monday, September 13th at 11am at Hope Lutheran Church, 1301 Vintage Lane, Greece. Burial immediately to follow Falls Cemetery.