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Ernest J. Gilbert

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Ernest J. Gilbert

West Manchester Twp - Ernest J. Gilbert, age 88, of West Manchester Township, York, died at 9:05 AM Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at his residence. He was the husband of the late Irene M. (Bixler) Gilbert.

Born December 17, 1930 in York, a son of the late Ernest and Edna (Miller) Gilbert, he was self employed Engineer. He was a former member of Third EUB Church, Saint Luke's United Methodist Church, and Otterbein United Methodist Church, and was currently a member of Calvary United Methodist Church. His Masonic affiliations included the White Rose Lodge No. 706, Free and Accepted Masons; Tall Cedars of Lebanon; Zembo Temple Shrine; Harrisburg Consistory; York County Shrine Club.

Mr. Gilbert is survived by two sons, Michael Gilbert, and his wife Charlene of York, and Keith "Mick" Gilbert, and his wife Elaine of Glen Rock; a daughter, Alice Corse, and her husband Alan of Elizabethtown; six grandchildren, Brian Gilbert of York, Jason Gilbert, and his wife Cristen of Lyndhurst, Ohio, Amanda Unger of Dover, Kelly Marquardt of York, Christopher Gilbert of Glen Rock, and Shawn Wilson of McSherrystown; ten great grandchildren, Madisyn Weaver, Makayla Marquardt, Myla Marquardt, Adalynn Brenneman, Hailey Bitner, Bronson Bitner, Adam Wilson, Ariel Wilson, Ethan Wilson, and Caroline Gilbert; a great great granddaughter, Madeline Wilson; and a sister, Darlene I. "Dolly" Trust of San Clemente, California. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Thomas Gilbert.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 PM Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at Kuhner Associates Funeral Directors, Inc., 863 South George Street, York, with his Pastor, the Rev. Dr. B. Michael Brossman officiating. Viewing will be 1-2:00 PM with a Masonic service beginning at 1:45 PM. Burial will be in Prospect Hill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Calvary United Methodist Church, 11 North Richland Avenue, York, PA 17404.
Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Jan. 11, 2019
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