Gertrude Klingensmith

KLINGENSMITH, Gertrude, of Steubenville, Ohio, formerly of Leechburg, PA, died Friday, October 18, 2013, at Valley Hospice.

She was born September 8, 1934, in Kittanning to the late William Gibbon and Isabel Klingensmith Gibbon Crane.

Gertrude was of the Lutheran faith.

In addition to her parents, Gertrude is preceded in death by her husband, Frank J. Klingensmith; brothers, William, Donald and Richard Gibbon.

Gertrude is survived by her son, Michael Klingensmith of New Hampshire; daughters, Lori (Dan) Marangoni of Vandergrift, Lisa Mottillo of Pittsburgh, Lee Ann (Jim) Emmerling of Steubenville; and grandchildren, Frank, Dale, Bethany, Adam, Matthew, Nicholas, Dominic, Michael, Jacob, Jonathan and Isabella.

Gertrude was a resident of Steubenville for the past 11 years and resided at Lancia Villa Royale the past 8 years. Gertrude loved her family and her best times were when family and friends came to visit.

Friends may call at Christ Rupp Lutheran Church, 228 Rupp Church Road, Kittanning, PA 16201 on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the time of services at 11:30 a.m. with Rev. William Chamberlin officiating. Burial at Christ Rupp Cemetery.

Arrangements by Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, Wintersville, OH.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Trinity Health System Foundation of Steubenville, 380 Summit Ave., Steubenville, OH 43952

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