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Mary Louise Gilbert
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Obituary for Mary Louise Gilbert

Mary Louise Belec Gilbert, 83, of Radcliff, KY, passed away peacefully Sunday, February 11, 2018 at UK Markey Cancer Center.

Born September 14th, 1934 to Frank and Mary Ann Vlassich Belec of Morgantown, West Virginia. Mary Lou attended St. Francis de Sales High School, Ursuline College, West Virginia University, and Bellarmine College while completing degrees in English, music, and library science. Mary Louise was a teacher for over 40 years. She retired from the Fort Knox School System in 1996. Her love of Catholic liturgy and music led her to serve as the organist for St. Christopher Catholic Church in Radcliff, Kentucky. She enjoyed attending the opera with friends and spending time working in her flower garden.

Mary Lou was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph V. Gilbert, parents, Frank and Mary Ann Belec, and sister, Norma Belec Henderson.

She is survived by her four children and their spouses; Cathy and Jeff England, Jeff Gilbert and Cynthia Fraga, Melissa and Rob Grubbs, and Lauren and Todd Jones, nine grandchildren: James and Joann Childers, Rollins and Maura Grubbs, Zoie England, Riley Jones, Ross Jones, Natalie Grubbs, Eleanor Grubbs, Stella Fraga, and Julia Fraga, two great-grandsons: Ayden Childers and Gavyn Childers and a great-granddaughter, soon to be born to Rollins and Maura, sister-in-law, Emma Jean Wright and brother-in-law, Michael Gilbert

The Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at St. Christopher Catholic Church, in Radcliff, KY with Rev. Jeff Hopper officiating. Burial will follow in North Hardin Memorial Gardens in Radcliff.

Visitation will be on Friday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Saturday after 10:00 a.m. at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home, in Radcliff.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to: Ursuline Sisters of Louisville or Saint Christopher Catholic Church.

Condolences may be expressed online at www.nebfh.com.


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Visitation

Friday

16

Feb

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home - Radcliff

2072 S. Dixie Blvd.
Radcliff, KY 40160

Visitation

Saturday

17

Feb

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home - Radcliff

2072 S. Dixie Blvd.
Radcliff, KY 40160

Service

Saturday

17

Feb

11:00 AM
St. Christopher Catholic Church

1225 S. Wilson Road
Radcliff, Kentucky 40160

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