Carlotta Ann Gilbert, 70, of Shenandoah passed away on Tuesday, December 3rd at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA.
Born in New Albany, Indiana on August 22nd, 1949 she was the daughter of the late William E. and Margaret Gilbert.
Carlotta had a very strong work ethic having worked for many years as a CNA, a clerk at Boyer’s Food Market and other department stores, and a factory worker; she was a secretary at the former Annunciation BVM Church, Shenandoah for Fr. Nugent & Fr. Whalen, and volunteered as an activity aide for the local nursing homes. Besides her work, she was very devoted to her faith. Carlotta was a member of Divine Mercy Parish serving as an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion. She also volunteered at many church functions. She was a member of the Greater Shenandoah Area Senior Citizens. Her hobbies included traveling, especially to the Gettysburg area; she loved pizza, making Christmas cookies, playing Solitaire, and enjoyed collecting angels.
Besides her parents, Carlotta was preceded by 2 brothers, Timothy and Jonathan Gilbert.
Surviving are 1 son, Edward Crosby with his wife Bernadette, Muncy, Pa, 1 daughter, Rebecca Crosby with Albert Kessock, Mountville, Pa, 1 brother, William C. Gilbert with his wife Joan, Washington State, 4 grandchildren, Sean Crosby, Megan Crosby, Justin Crosby, and Alison Crosby, and nieces and nephews. She also loved her cat Anna.
Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Monday, December 9th at 10am in Divine Mercy Parish – Sacred Worship Site – St. Casimir’s, 229 N. Jardin St., Shenandoah with Msgr. Ronald Bocian officiating. A visitation for family and friends will take place Monday morning from 8 to 9:30am at the Oravitz Home for Funerals Inc, 40 N. Jardin St., Shenandoah. Burial will follow in the Annunciation BVM Parish Cemetery, Shenandoah Heights.
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