Melvin M. "Mush" Gilbert, Sr.

1937 - 2021

Schuylkill Haven


Melvin M. "Mush" Gilbert Sr., 83, of Schuylkill Haven, passed away Friday, Jan. 8, at home.

Born Dec. 31, 1937, in Schuylkill Haven, he was a son of the late Ceylon Sr. and Alice (Moyer) Gilbert.

He was the husband of Mary E. (Schwartz) Gilbert. The couple celebrated 57 years of marriage Oct. 19.

Melvin attended Schuylkill Haven schools.

He served in the Army National Guard, and was an aircraft gunner and a cook.

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Barbara Folweiler

January 15, 2021 12:11 AM

Mush was an amazing man and a longtime friend. I am so very sorry Mary and family for the heartache you are enduring. I can only imagine Jim when Mush walked thru Heavens Gates.

Melissa Strauch

January 13, 2021 4:25 AM

Dad you were the one we always turned to, you were our rock. You took a piece of our heart and soul with you. Love you forever and always.

Larry and Janet Bradley

January 11, 2021 10:03 AM

We will miss Mush. He was a great neighbor and co-worker back at Peek-A-Boo. Larry and Janet Bradley

Melissa Strauch

January 13, 2021 4:27 AM

Thank you for your kind words. Our Dad was an amazing man.

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