St. Marys City Police Officer Gerg celebrates retirement

On May 7, 2011, family, friends and co-workers of Patrolman Jerome Gerg Jr. celebrated his retirement after 20 years of service to the citizens of St. Marys. The event was held at the Edgewood  in St. Marys. Officer Gerg began his career  with the Benzinger Township Police Department on Dec. 20, 1990 and retired Dec. 31, 2010.  Pictured above, left to right, is Patrolman Jerome Gerg Jr.'s wife, Priscila Gerg; Officer Gerg receiving his plaque from Officer Gregg McManus of the St. Marys Police; and Chief John C. Lovett of the Emporium Police. Program MC Chief W. Todd Caltagarone of the St. Marys City Police Department was unable to attend due to family commitments. Photo submitted.