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Leander E. Gebo, 95, of Trim Road, Morrisonville, N.Y., passed away on Thursday, May 11, 2017, at UVHN:CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh. He was born in Plattsburgh on Jan. 2, 1922, the son of Edward and Anna (Longtin) Gebo.
Leander was a veteran of World War II serving in the U.S. Army as a Sergeant in the Military Police, stationed in Alaska from 1942 to 1945. After his service, he returned to Plattsburgh, working at NBC Bakery, Bouyea Bakery, and MA Jerry's and Sons Heavy Equipment Repair. He retired as a heavy equipment mechanic on Plattsburgh Air Force Base after working for over 20 years. He loved to be outdoors, fishing and camping. His greatest love was spending time with his wife, children, and grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his parents, and his wife of 75 years, Kathleen E. Gebo.
Leander is survived by his sister, Geraldine Gebo, a son, Gary Gebo and his wife Theresa, a daughter, Carol Provost and her husband William, all of Morrisonville; five grandchildren, Kenneth, Christopher, Jennifer, Shawna and Amanda, nine great-grandchildren, Samantha, Justin, Brandon, Taylor, Tanner, Tucker, Jacob, Nathan and Amarah; several nieces and nephews also survive him.
There will be no public calling hours. Services will be private for the family. The family would like to thank the compassionate care he received from North Country Homecare.
Arrangements are entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St., Plattsburgh, NY 12901. (518) 561-3980. Online condolences and memorial candles may be offered at www.brownfuneralhomeinc.com.
Published on May 12, 2017
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