Mercedes G. Stanley Wilson, 89, of Elizabeth Township, died Tuesday, August 15, 2017. She was born on February 7, 1928 in Clairton and was the daughter of the late John F. and Verda Mae Stilley Schultz. She was the wife of the late Frank A. Stanley who died October 23, 1974 and the late Seth C. Wilson who died April 8, 2017. She worked for over 28 years as a supervisor in the filing department at Equibank in Pittsburgh. Mercedes was a Deacon and Clerk of Session at Round Hill Presbyterian Church and was also a member of Elizabeth Township Senior Citizens, Meals on Wheels, the Survivors group and was a volunteer with the Boy Scouts. She is survived by her son, Frank A. Stanley, Jr. of Indiana, daughter-in-law, Bonnie Stanley of Wellsboro, step-daughters, Donna Marie (Fred) Jeffcoat of McKeesport, Deborah Gile of Elizabeth, Diana (Donald) Hill of Elizabeth, brother, Billy Schultz of Belle Vernon, sister, Mary Lou Miller of Florida, 16 Grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren.
Mercedes was preceded in death by son, George E. Stanley, daughter, Gayle Gartley, and sister, Joyce Haney. Friends are welcome Saturday August 19, 2017 from 2-4:00 pm and 6- 8:00 pm at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, Director. Memorial Service will be held Sunday, August 20 at 2:00 pm in the Round Hill Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Matthew Stith, officiating (Everyone please meet at church). Inurnment will be in Richland Cemetery, Dravosburg, at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Round Hill Presbyterian Church, 2150 Round Hill Road, Elizabeth, PA 15037. Condolences may be made at gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com
Originally published August 17, 2017.