Grace Gilbert, 90, of West Scranton, passed away Sunday morning at home surrounded by her loving family.
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Born in Scranton on June 16, 1922, daughter of the late Joseph and Rose Colangelo Gilbert, Grace was a devoted member of St. Lucy's Church Parish.
"The Lord blessed us with His Grace
The Lord let us know and love His Grace
There is joy in Heaven
The Lord's Grace is home."
She is survived by many adoring nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Daniel and Peter Gilbert; sisters, Beatrice Pastore and Mary Hayes; and nephews, Joseph and James Hayes.
A private Mass of Christian Burial is scheduled for Tuesday in St. Lucy's Church, West Scranton, to be celebrated by the Rev. Sam J. Feretti, pastor. Interment will follow in Cathedral Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Grace's name to either the Griffin Pond Animal Shelter, 967 Griffin Pond Road, Clarks Summit, PA 18411, or to the
, 712 S. Keyser Ave., Taylor, PA 18517.
Her family would like to extend their deepest appreciation to Grace's devoted caregiver, Mary Ellen Butler, and to the staff of Hospice of the Sacred Heart for their extraordinary care.
Arrangements are under the care of the Kearney Funeral Home Inc., 125 N. Main Ave., Scranton.
Please visit www.Kearney FuneralHome.com to leave an online condolence.
Published in Scranton Times on Feb. 18, 2013