Funeral services for Gerald A. Love, 70, of McIlwee Road, Heuvelton, will be held on Wednesday Feb. 22, at Frary Funeral Home at 10 a.m. with Rev. F. James Shurtleff officiating.
Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery in the Spring. Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 21, from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m.
Mr. Love passed away on Thursday, Feb. 16, at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center following a long illness.
Arrangements are with Frary Funeral Home.
Mr. Love is survived by his wife Sharlene Love, three sons; Stephen Love of Geneva, Iowa, Scott Love and his companion Jackie Cole of Lisbon and Spencer “Spanky” Love and his companion Debbie Derouchie of Ogdensburg. A daughter Sherrie Love and companion Eben St. Germain of Ogdensburg. He is also survived by his step-children; Leslie Bissell and her husband Tony of Mississippi, Lori Hilborne and companion Mark Planty of Ogdensburg, Jennifer Spaman and her husband Al of Ogdensburg and Katherine Hilborne of Ogdensburg. He is also survived by two brothers; Gene Love and his wife Marjorie of Ogdensburg and Raymond Love and his wife Pamela of Ogdensburg. One sister also survives him; Sally Meeker and her husband Lawrence of Newfield. He is also survived by 8 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren and four step grandchildren as well as many Nieces and Nephews.
Mr. Love was born on May 7, 1941 in Ogdensburg the son of the late Roy and Mary (LaFirst) Love. He attended local schools. He married Sharlene Hilborne on August 18, 1989 in Ogdensburg. He previously worked for Henry Morley Construction, for the Heuvelton School District and finally was employed by the New York State Department of Transportation until his retirement. After his retirement he worked part time for CDP as a driver. He enjoyed golf, gardening, softball, sports and especially spending time with his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. He also loved his dog, Saddie, very much.
Donations may be made in his memory to the Heuvelton Fire and Rescue.