Gerald Eugene Metot



Gerald (Jerry) E. Metot died peacefully on April 25, 2022 in Ormond Beach, Florida with his daughter and grandson Christopher by his side. 


Gerald is predeceased by Laura Metot (Holst). His surviving children include Paul Metot (Janice) and Mary Kayler, grandchildren Christopher Kayler (Jessica Lee), Arielle, Allison Vella (John), Alex Metot and his great grandson Porter Kayler.


Gene was born on September 25, 1933, son of Charles and Wilma Metot of Oneida, New York. His father died at the age of nine and he spent his early years living with his brother, Ken Metot along with numerous local friends and family homes. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War. Gerald loved his work on the tugboats and was a United States Merchant Marine Officer. Gerald and Laura were married 62 years and enjoyed spending time with their grandchildren, traveling in their motorhome visiting family and friends, and hosted numerous family picnics and parties at the lake and at their home. After Laura’s passing Gerald spent his remaining years with his daughter in Florida. He will be missed by his family and friends.


A graveside service will be held on June 28, 2022 at 11 am at the Lakeside Cemetery, Bernhards Bay, NY.


A gathering of friends and family will be held after the service at the American Legion in Cleveland, New York.


If you like, please donate to Lakeside Cemetery 622 State Route 49 Bernhards Bay New York 13028 in memory of Gerald.