Nancy B. Gerbec, 78, of Cole Hill Rd., Russell, PA died Sunday, March 30, 2014 at the Warren Manor following a brief stay.
Nancy was born February 5, 1936 in Bradford, PA, the daughter of the late Howard and Orta (Funk) Buchanan.
Nancy was a lifelong area resident and a graduate of Warren High School. She was employed by Bell Telephone as an operator, and later at the Blair Corp., retiring after twentyfive years. Nancy was a member of the Scandia Covenant Church, attending as her health allowed. Among the things Nancy enjoyed, first and foremost were her family, especially her grandchildren.
She is survived by three sons, Dale Gerbec and his wife Brenda, Auburn Alabama, Dan Gerbec and his wife Rexa, and Don Gerbec and his wife Faith, all of Russell; one brother Howard Buchanan and his wife Doris, Russell; ten grandchildren, Joshua, Bradley, Danielle, Ryan, Shane, Zachary and Brent Gerbec, Lacey, Cody and Megan Rivett; one great granddaughter, Cailyn Gerbec, and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Nancy was preceded in death on July 8, 2009, by her husband, Rudolph E. "Rudy" Gerbec, whom she married on February 22, 1958 in Falconer, NY; one sister, Norma Buchanan, and one brother, Roy Buchanan.
Friends will be received at the Peterson Blick Funeral Home, Inc, 1003 Penn Ave., E., Warren, PA on Wednesday, April 2, from 6 to 8 p.m.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 3, at the Scandia Covenant Church, with Rev. Jon Meyer officiating. A private burial will follow in the Scandia Cemetery
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Warren County or the Warren Cancer Care Center, 2 Crescent Park West, Warren, PA 16365.
Those wishing to send condolences may do so by visiting www.petersonblickfuneralhome.com.