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Roberta "Bobbie" Kay Warf

October 17, 2019 |

By Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory | Posted in: Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Roberta "Bobbie" Kay Warf, 82 of Conway,  passed into paradise on Wednesday, October 16th to the loving arms of Jesus and Mother Mary. She was born in Helena, Montana on November 3, 1936 accompanied by twin brother Robert, the 4th and fifth children of Victor & Bertha (Sangray) Proul. Roberta spent her working years in the business world in banking and office management. Her children and her Catholic faith were the center of her life. Her faith pilgrimages strengthened her already strong belief and fostered many  friendships. She was preceded in passing by her parents and brothers and their wives; Richard and Patricia, Robert and Marlyn, Victor Jr. and wife Loretta. She is survived by children Anthony Warf  of Rochester and Juliane  Banks of Elizabeth, Josie and Mattie Banks her two biggest fans, sister Blanche Proul of Anaconda, Montana,  brother Ronald and wife Nadean Proul of Swan Lake Montana,  grandchildren, Josephine, Matilda, Angel, Anthony, Ava, Clayton, and George, and many nieces and nephews.

 
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Ruth Ann Laughlin

October 09, 2019 |

By Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory | Posted in: Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Ruth Ann Laughlin,  80, of Elizabeth, passed away Tuesday, October  8, 2019. She was born June 27, 1939 in Perryopolis, and was the daughter of the late Richard and Belva (Clark) Matthews. She is survived by her son, Terry Abraham of Glassport, daughter, Jody Deann Govannucci of Herminie, brother, Richard Matthews of Sutersville, sisters, Brenda Minda of Elizabeth, and Anita Keefer of Georgia, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.   She was preceded in death by sons, Robin D. Matthews and Rodger L. Matthews, brothers, Robert E. and Howard Matthews, and sister, Belva Keener. Friends are welcome  Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, director.  Family service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Saturday at 12:00 noon. Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com

 


Helen M. "Peggy" Mazzafer

October 09, 2019 |

By Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory | Posted in: Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Helen M. "Peggy" Mazzafer, 92, of West Mifflin, formerly of Dravosburg, passed away Tuesday, October 8, 2019. She was born January 24, 1927 in Dravosburg and was the daughter of the late Clyde William and Anna Frances Olson Bumbarger. Peggy was the wife of the late John Pershing Mazzafer, who passed away February 18, 2011. She was an avid bingo player and was famous for her baking, especially her nut cookies and rolls. She had a sense of humor and was known for her quick one liners that her family affectionately called "Nanafers". She was the last survivor of her siblings. 

 
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Terry Margaret Kiggins Evans

October 08, 2019 |

By Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory | Posted in: Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Terry Margaret Kiggins Evans, 69, of Colorado Springs for the past 40 years, formerly of Jefferson Hills,  lost her battle with cancer on May 15, 2019. She was born March 11, 1950 in Clairton and was the daughter of the late Thomas Henry and Anna Catherine Kiggins. Terry was Secretary of the Class of 1968, Thomas Jefferson High School and before moving to Colorado Springs worked for her brother-in-law, Dr. Richard Bannon, D.C. in his Chiropractic offices in Elizabeth Township.  Her career continued when she moved to Colorado Springs and joined the Chiropractic office of Dr. William Salsman, D.C., where she worked until her retirement.

 
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Robert John Morningstar

October 07, 2019 |

By Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory | Posted in: Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Robert John Morningstar, 72, of North Huntingdon, passed away Friday, October 4, 2019. He was born November 14, 1946 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Robert Carl and Rose Dorothy (Finnegan) Morningstar. Robert was retired from Jefferson Hospital and had previously worked for Thrift Drugs, Eckerd Drugs and US Steel. He was a US Navy Veteran. 

 
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William Schonberger

October 02, 2019 |

By Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory | Posted in: Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

William Schonberger, 91, of Glassport, passed away Tuesday, October 1, 2019. He was born May 12, 1928 in Glassport and was the son of the late Samuel and Rose (Weiss) Schonberger. He was a member of Gemilas Chesed Synagogue and was a retired fire fighter for the City of McKeesport. William was a US Army veteran. For his service, he received the WWII Victory Medal and the Army of Occupation Medal (Japan).

 
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Timothy A. Dailey

September 30, 2019 |

By Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory | Posted in: Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Timothy A. Dailey 65, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Saturday, September 28, 2019. He was born March 13, 1954 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Lawrence and Elizabeth (Owens) Dailey. Tim was a graduate of Elizabeth Forward High School and Penn State University. He was a member of Sigma Nu fraternity. He had worked for US Steel Clairton Works, and also worked for Allegheny County as Assistant to the Director of Human Resources, tip staff to Judge Ronald Follino, and Supervisor for Juvenile Court/Probation. Tim lived his life according to the Beatitudes and put others' needs ahead of his own. He was a kind and gentile person. He will be sadly missed.

 
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Thomas A. Brown

September 30, 2019 |

By Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory | Posted in: Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Thomas A. Brown,  86, of Elizabeth Township, PA, passed away Saturday September 28, 2019 at Mt. Vernon of Elizabeth. Born in Springfield Ohio on June 23, 1933, he was the son of the late Paul and Dorothy Brown. He is survived by a son Dr. Scott (Margaret) Brown of Los Gatos, CA, and a daughter Deborah (Mark) Gaydos of Elizabeth Township, PA; grandchildren Ryan and Tyler Gaydos, and Jessica and Natalie Brown; his wife, Sandra K. Brown, of Brownsville, Texas; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his late wife, Sandra S. Brown; an infant son Lon Allen Brown; brothers Paul (Barbara) and Charles (Phyllis) Brown, and sister Charlotte (Harold) Pauley.

 
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Nancy O. Braum

September 30, 2019 |

By Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory | Posted in: Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Nancy O. Braum, 69, of Elizabeth, passed away Thursday, September 26, 2019. She was born April 19, 1950 in Butler and was the daughter of the late Lawrence and Elizabeth (Stewart) Osche.  She worked as a library aid for the Elizabeth Forward School District, and also worked for Bell Telephone and Huntington Bank.

 
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Herman A. Haase

September 24, 2019 |

By Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory | Posted in: Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Herman A. Haase,  89, of White Oak, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, September 22, 2019. He was born December 19, 1929 in Uniontown and was the son of the late Herman Haase, Jr, and the late Florence (Baker) Haase. Herman was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in White Oak where he was an Adult Sunday School Teacher for 40 years and also served on the church council and budget committee.  He was  a member of  the Bell Pioneers, McKeesport Kiwanis Club and served on the board of directors of the Peter's Foundation. He was a life member and volunteer for the McKeesport Meals on Wheels. Herman was a retired business office manager for the former Bell of Pennsylvania in McKeesport and was a US Army Veteran.

 
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Russell Julian Zoll

September 23, 2019 |

By Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory | Posted in: Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Russell Julian Zoll, 55, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away Sunday, September 22, 2019. He was born April 24, 1964 in McKeesport and was the of the late Robert Charles and Audrey H. (Johnson) Zoll. He was a maintenance supervisor and was former member of the Pennsylvania National Guard. Russell loved locomotive and steam trains, and could tell you anything you could ever want to know on trains and their routes. He also enjoyed riding and fixing his street bike, and was always working on something. He loved all his nieces and nephews and picking on them unmercifully.

 
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Clifford B. Richards

September 23, 2019 |

By Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory | Posted in: Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Clifford B. Richards, 82, of Boston, passed away Saturday, September 21, 2019. He was born April 12, 1937 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Frank and Myrtle (Sproll) Richards. Clifford was a retired painter for UPMC McKeesport Hospital. He was a US Maine Veteran and was a member of Local  249. Clifford loved to read medical, handyman and self help books. He also loved to dance and was considered amongst family and friends to be the king of homemade chili.

 
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Ronald Clyde Fuehrer

September 21, 2019 |

By Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory | Posted in: Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Ronald Clyde Fuehrer, 75, of Lincoln, passed away Friday, September 20, 2019. He was born August 18, 1944 in Pittsburgh and was the son of the late Melville Clyde and Betty Jane (Gilbert) Fuehrer. Ron was a member of the Carpenter's Union Local 230 and was a US Army Veteran. 

 
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Dale Ellsworth Sampson

September 21, 2019 |

By Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory | Posted in: Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Dale Ellsworth Sampson, 76, of Port Vue, passed away Thursday, September 19, 2019. He was born March 21, 1943 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Ellsworth and Edith (Dale) Sampson. He was the husband of the late Mary Ann  (Graham) Sampson who passed away March 19, 2010. He was a member of the Glassport United Methodist Church and was retired from Vincent's Welding in West Elizabeth.  Dale was a US Air Force Veteran.

 
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Luigia "Gina" Mannarino

September 20, 2019 |

By Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory | Posted in: Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Luigia "Gina"  Mannarino,  60, of White Oak, passed away Friday, September  20, 2019. She was born February 5, 1959 in Crotone, Italy and was the daughter of the late Francesco and Elisabetta (Ierardi) Mannarino. Gina was a devoted mother and Nonna.

 
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