Joseph Charles “Doey” Gilbert, 91 of Carnegie, died Sunday, June 10, 2018 at his home.
He was born October 19, 1926 in Primrose, a son of the late Joseph Charles and Louise (Nourigat) Gilbert Sr.
Mr. Gilbert was a 1944 graduate of Hickory High School.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
Mr. Gilbert was a pipe fitter for J & L Steel in Pittsburgh, retiring in the mid-1980s.
He was Past Master of Centennial-Lafayette Lodge #544 F. & A.M., Carnegie. He was a former deacon of First Presbyterian Church, Carnegie and a member of the U.S.W.A. He was a former member of the American Legion and the V.F.W. He enjoyed bowling, dartball, playing Euchre, golfing and hunting.
On November 22, 1952, he married Dolores Elizabeth Allison, who died October 9, 1996.
Surviving are two daughters, Joanne Elizabeth Perhosky of Carnegie and Rene Marie (James M.) Salerno of Pittsburgh; a son, Charles Joseph Gilbert of Carnegie; a brother, Robert “Blackie” Gilbert of Midway; four grandchildren, Dawn (Justin) Comfort, Matthew Salerno, Courtney Gilbert and Zachary (Nia) Salter; and eight great grandchildren.
Deceased are four sisters, Ellen Chiff, Hazel Schollaert, Florentine Suplit and Mary Hartsic; and five brothers, James, Lawrence, Raymond, Donald and Frederick Gilbert.
Friends will be received from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday and from 2-4 and from 7-9 p.m. Thursday at Nation Funeral Home, Inc., 220 E. Lincoln Ave., McDonald, where services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 15, 2018 with Rev. Justin Amsler, pastor of McDonald Presbyterian Church, officiating. Burial will follow in Robinson Run Cemetery, McDonald. Masonic Services 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Online condolences, photos and additional information are available at www.nationfuneralhome.com.