Gertrude Carlyn Gray VanDePitte

Gertrude Carlyn Gray VanDePitte, age 94, of Union City, Ohio and formerly of Rossburg passed away at 1:50 PM on Wednesday, December 20, 2017, at State of the Heart Hospice Care Center in Greenville.

Gertrude was born March 17, 1923, in Madison County, Ohio to the late Emory & Ruth (Zeigler) Gray. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Alidoor Alois VanDePitte; daughter, Carlyn Newbauer; sons, Jerome & Robert VanDePitte; brothers, George & Emory “Bill” Gray; and sisters, Pauline McClure, Lilly Powers and Betty Sampson.

Gertrude is survived by a son, Ted VanDePitte of Dayton; son-in-law, John Newbauer of Rossburg; grandchildren, John & Carrie Newbauer of New Bremen, Hannie & Mark Wolfe of St. Marys, Jason & Anna Newbauer of Ansonia and Jansen & Elizabeth Newbauer of Ohio City; 11 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Gertrude formerly worked at Corning in Greenville and was a grandmother to many. She was a member of the Rossburg United Methodist Church; Ansonia Senior Citizens; Ansonia Alumni; Greenville American Legion Ladies Auxiliary; Greenville Eagles Ladies Auxiliary and formerly the Union City Eagles Ladies Auxiliary.

A celebration of Gertrude’s life will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, December 23, 2017, at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville. The family will receive friends on Friday from 5:00 to 8:00 PM and Saturday morning from 9:00 to 10:00 AM at the funeral home. Burial will be in Ansonia Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Care or Rossburg United Methodist Church.

Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com


 
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