Althea E. Gilbert (1922 - 2016)

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Althea E. Gilbert, 93, DuBois, passed away Monday, March 14, 2016, at the DuBois Nursing Home.
Born Nov. 26, 1922, in Franklinville, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Willis G. and Hazel (Chase) Fish. Her husband Thomas J. Gilbert preceded her in death in 1988.
Althea is survived by her four sons: Theodore (Linda) of Reynoldsville and Edward (Phyllis), Danny (Carol) and Thomas (Diane) of DuBois; sister, Shirley Fish of Williamsport; one brother, Donald Fish of Georgia; 14 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Althea worked for Rola Jensen Corp. of DuBois in the maintenance department, DuBois Child Care Day Care Center and was a head cook for DuBois Outreach Center. She was a member of Bethany Evangelical Covenant Church in DuBois. She loved walking and growing flowers.
Althea was also preceded in death by a son, Stephen; daughter, Susan; seven brothers: Robert, Rollin, James, Harold, Eugene, Arthur and Willis Jr.
Friends will be received from 3-6 p.m. Thursday, March 15, 2016 and from 10-11 a.m. Friday at the Leo Nedza Funeral Home of DuBois. Services will follow at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home with the Rev. Barry Anthony officiating. Burial will take place in Greenwood Cemetery.
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The family suggests donations to the DuBois Senior Center.
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Leo Nedza Funeral Home
199 West DuBois Avenue
Du Bois, PA 15801
(814) 371-4567
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Published in The Courier Express on Mar. 16, 2016