Jerry was born in Hastings, the son of the late Stephen and Daisy Jones Herrington. He was a Navy Veteran from 1963-1965. He was the owner and operator of Jerry Herrington Inc. He was a former Oswego County Legislator for the Town of New Haven and a former Oswego County Sherriff. Jerry was a former Constable for the towns of New Haven, Hastings and West Monroe. He was a member of the Oswego County Sherriff's Benevolent Association. He was also a member of AMVETS, a life member of the Sandy Pond Sportsman Club, a life member of the American Legion and the VFW, the Fraternal Order of Police, the Oswego Elks, the Fulton Moose Club and Kiwanas. His greatest joy was spending time with family and friends at Brennan's Beach.
Jerry is survived by, his wife of 53 years, the former Michelle Guile; his two daughters, Colleen (Robert) Ruby - Parkhurst, of Mexico, Marlene (Douglas) Sawyer, of Mexico; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; his siblings, William (Sally) Herrington, Leon (Nancy) Herrington, Patricia Sawyer, Eileen (Mike) Connolly; Arthur (Hope) Herrington, Sharon Dexter, Alvin (Cindy) Herrington, Arnold (Terry) Herrington and JoAnne (Alan) Stevenson. He was pre-deceased by siblings, Janet Spencer and Mark Herrington.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 15, 2017 from the Harter Funeral Home, 9 Washington Avenue, Mexico, NY. Burial will be in the Mexico Village Cemetery. Calling hours will be held from 2-7 p.m. Monday, August 14, 2017 at the funeral home.
Contributions in Jerry's memory may be made to any of the organizations he belonged to, listed above, or Friends of Oswego County Hospice, PO Box 102, Oswego, NY, 13126.