Joseph W. Gilbert

Joseph W. “Joe” Gilbert, 72, of Lewistown, passed away at his home on Thursday, August 3, 2017.

Joe was born in Danville, on Oct. 27, 1944, the son of the late Dorothy (Reilly) Gilbert.

Joe served in the U.S. Navy. He retired in 2009 as the Director of Transportation in State College.

Joe enjoyed spending time outdoors, fishing, and playing poker.

Joe is survived by his loving wife, Maureen (Granger) Gilbert; his children, Daniel (Tina) Gilbert, of Linden; Jerrie (Brian) Moyer, of Sunbury; two step-children, Melissa Adkins and Matthew Hartsock, of Lewistown; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; three brothers, Tommy (Sandy), of Port Richey, Fla., Rich (Sis), of Williamsport, Jimmy (Cathie), of Montoursville; two sisters, Eleanor Williamson, of Bunnel, Fla. and Nancy Thompson, of Huntingdon; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his mother, Joe was predeceased by a son, Stevie; and three brothers, Ronnie, David, and Bobby (Marge).

Services are private and will be held at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Joe’s memory are respectfully encouraged to The ALS Association, Gift Processing Center, PO Box 37022, Boone, IA 50037-0022 or online at alsa.org. Contributions can also be made to the Home Nursing Agency, 129 S. Main St., Lewistown, PA 17044.

Submitted by family.