NANTICOKE — Gertrude E. Price, 97, of Nanticoke, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013.
Gertrude was born on June 17, 1916, in Nanticoke, a daughter of the late Herman and Caroline Neiman Locke. She attended the Nanticoke schools and was employed for many years in the local garment industry.
She was a former member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Nanticoke, and for the past eight years attended the Bloomsburg Christian Church weekly with her granddaughter Debbie.
In addition to her parents, Gertrude was preceded in death by husband, Frank; sisters, Emma, Lena and Anna; brothers, Ernest, Oscar and Frank; also by her grandson Randy Moskaluk and a sister-in-law and dear friend, Marie Hamilton.
Surviving are her daughter, Carol Belmont and her husband, Richard, Jackson Township; granddaughters, Debbie Piper and husband Eddie, and Donna Sterwerf and husband Ray; a grandson, Richard Moskaluk, and wife Dorene. She also had nine great-grandchildren and eight great- great grandchildren, a nephew, Albert Brunn, and wife Bea, residing in Venice, Fla.
She will be sadly missed by all.
Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Davis-Dinelli Funeral Home, 170 E. Broad St., Nanticoke, with Pastor Eric Miller of Bloomsburg Christian Church, officiating. Interment will follow in Edge Hill Cemetery, West Nanticoke. Visitation for family and friends will be 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Philadelphia Shriners Hospital for Children, c/o Irem Shriners, 70 Ridgeway Drive, Dallas, PA 18612 or to the Bloomsburg Christian Church, 107 Deussen Drive, Bloomsburg, PA 17815.