Of Green Tree, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 3, 2013. Loving sister of Lee Ventresca and the late Nello Carciofi; aunt of Valerie (Joe) Nicksich, Carole (Gary) Coulter, and Cheryl (Dan) Bernini; great-aunt of Amy (Jeff) Schmiege, Aubrey (Jett) Abramson, Brittany Coulter, and Devin and Loren Stocker; great-great-aunt of Gavin, Jack, and Henry. Gilda was an executive secretary during her many working years. After retiring, Gilda enjoyed working for Special Olympics, State Farm, and Heinz Hall. She was an avid reader and enjoyed her many cruises, travelling abroad, bowling, and entertaining. The family wishes to extend thanks to Jack Peebly and his dedicated staff at Lindsley's Personal Care Home for the exceptional care given to Gilda for the past 4 1/2 years. Friends received Sunday only from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at BRUSCO-NAPIER FUNERAL SERVICE, LTD., 2201 Bensonia Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15216. Celebration of Life Service in the funeral home on Monday at 11 a.m. Interment private. Add a tribute at:
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Jan. 5, 2013