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Gerald C. Gilchrist

May 7, 1953 ~ September 17, 2020 (age 67)

Obituary

Gerald C. Gilchrist, Sr., of South Park, suddenly at home, on Thursday, September 17, 2020, age 67, beloved husband of Cheryl (Griffin) Gilchrist, loving father of Randi Carter (Barry), Gerald "Dobbie" Gilchrist & Michael Gilchrist, papa of Bryce, Tania, Makayla, Alyjah, Noah & Gabriel, son of the late George Gilchrist and James & Jennie Burroughs, brother of George "Butch" Gilchrist, III and nephew of Bessie Phillips. Gerry was a member and chaplain of Pride of the West Masonic Lodge #84 of McKeesport. He was a licensed PA Funeral Director and supervisor at Pitts Funeral Home in Aliquippa and was a former Homestead Police Officer. Gerry taught Physical Education at Steel Valley High School and worked at the Allegheny County Coroner's Office. Gerry loved old cars and a good car cruise. Visitation Wednesday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the David J. Henney Funeral Home, 6364 Library Road (RT 88), Library. The family will also receive family and friends Thursday 10 - 11 a.m. in the Park Place AME Church, 215 E. 10th Ave., Homestead, PA. A Going Home Service will begin at 11:00 a.m. for the family and relatives only, due to Covid restrictions, with the Rev. Thomas H. Fant officiating. Interment in Monongahela Cemetery,N. Braddock, PA. www.davidhenneyfuneralhome.com

 Due to the current public health crisis, masks and social distancing guidelines must be adhered to. Visitation will be limited to 25 persons at a time. 

 

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
September 23, 2020

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
David Henney Funeral Home
6364 Library Rd
South Park, PA 15129

Visitation
Wednesday
September 23, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
David Henney Funeral Home
6364 Library Rd
South Park, PA 15129

Visitation
Thursday
September 24, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Park Place AME Church
215 E. 10th Avenue
Homestead, PA 15120

Going Home Service
Thursday
September 24, 2020

11:00 AM
Park Place AME Church
215 E. 10th Avenue
Homestead, PA 15120

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