Florence B. Gaydos

Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | October 07, 2020

Florence B. Gaydos, 94, of Pittsburgh, passed away Tuesday, October 6, 2020. She was born September 7, 1926 in Homestead and was the daughter of the late Feodore and Barbara (Zalupka) Harbacho.

Mrs. Gaydos was a graduate of Taylor Alderdice High School and, following a distinguished career as stay-at-home mom, worked as secretary for the Equitable Life Assurance Company and the University of Pittsburgh Main Campus. She was previously a member of the Christian Mothers at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Duquesne and continued following its relocation to West Mifflin. She enjoyed sewing, baking, dogs, and keeping an immaculately clean house. Her loving presence will be dearly missed. She is survived by her children JoAnn (Rege) Harrington of Evans City, Ken (Diane) Gaydos of Pittsburgh, Laura Gaydos of West Mifflin, Ron (Natalie) Gaydos of Irwin, and Mark (Debbie) Gaydos of Elizabeth Township, grandchildren, Ryan, Tyler, Nicholas and Nathan Gaydos, and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Harry and Alex Harbacho and sister, Pauline Pail. Family and friends are welcome Friday, October 9, 2020 from 4-8 pm at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 1638 Lincoln Way, White Oak. (412) 672-6322 Troy J. Gilbert, Director. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, October 10, 2020 at 10 am at the Mary, Mother of God Parish, St. Angela Merici Church, White Oak. Interment will follow at the Mount Vernon Cemetery, Elizabeth Township.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association at 412-261-5040. The family wishes to thank the staff at Kane-Scott Township Nursing home for their loving care over the last several years. Condolences may be made at

Originally published October 07, 2020.

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