SALEM – Mary Ellen Gilbey, age 88, died at 10:04 p.m. Sunday, June 30, 2019 at Aultman Alliance Community Hospital in Alliance. She was born July 19, 1930 in New Brighton, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Joseph W. and Helen (Caler) Hinkle.
Mary enjoyed camping, cooking, raising kids and spending time with her grandchildren.
Survivors include three sons, Cliff (Chris) Gilbey, Mark (Annette) Gilbey and Scott (Anna) Gilbey; six daughters, Mabel (Jack) Pasco, Janice (Agostino) DiCesare, Tammy (Gordon) Trimm, Vicki (Jack) Dennison, Tracy (Steve) Waugh, Teresa (Robert) Metts; two sisters, Eleanor Barrett, and Helen Rubich; 21 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren. She also leaves her companion of 45 years, Alfred DiCesare.
Besides her parents, a son, Kim; four sisters, Sarah McClish, Joan McMurray, Mabel McClellan, Stella Milnes; and three brothers, James, John and Joseph Hinkle also preceded her in death.
A funeral service will be held at 12 Noon Friday, July 5, 2019 at Stark Memorial Funeral Home. Calling hours will be held from 10:00 a.m. – 12 Noon Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be held at Hope Cemetery.