2005-02-17 / Obituaries

Gerald "Gerry" Downer

Gerald "Gerry" Downer

Gerald "Gerry" Downer

, age 59 of Garrison, NY, a lifetime Cold Spring and Philipstown area resident died on Tuesday, February 8, 2005 at the Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor, NY.

Born in Newburgh, NY on March 10, 1945 he was the son of the late Ernest and Mary (Wagner) Downer.

Mr. Downer had for many years worked as a security guard at the U. S. Military Academy at West Point.

He is survived by one brother, Bruce Downer of Poughkeepsie, as well as several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents Mr. Downer was predeceased by one brother, David Downer and by one sister, Dianne Demo.

Funeral services were held on Friday February 11, 2005 at the Clinton Funeral Home ofCold Spring, NY. Interment followed in Cold Spring Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations to be made in Gerry’s name to the American Heart Association, Putnam Division, 95 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel, NY 10512.

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