Peter Leo Gerety was born on July 19, 1912, and died on September 20, 2016.
He was an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.
He was Archbishop of Newark from 1974 to 1986, having previously served as Bishop of Portland (1969–74).
Archbishop Leo Gerety, when he died at the age of 104, was the oldest living Catholic bishop in the world at the time of his death.
Peter Leo Gerety passed away at 104 years old.