Barbara L. “Barb” Gelpi

Age 86, of Penn Hills, securely went into the arms of her Savior surrounded by her family Wednesday, March 20, 2024. Beloved wife of 65 years to Aldo I. Gelpi; loving mother of Debra “Debbie” (Martin “Marty”) Mathieu, Bernard “Bernie” (Carla) Gelpi, James “Jim” (Theresa “Terri”) Gelpi, and Jeffrey “Jeff” (Regina “Gina”) Gelpi; Nonne of Brittany (A.J.) Kryzosiak, Alan (Lauren) Mathieu, Joseph (Wendy Yu), Domenic (Mariah Irons), Natalie (Bryan Boyer), Vincent “Vinnie” (Jessica Flowers), Jeremy (Grace), Ethan (Kayla), and Justin (Autumn Rodericks) Gelpi; great-nonne of Drew, Paige, Aly, Lucy, Antonio, Chase, Jackson, and Theodore; sister of James (Cindy) Lowe and the late Dorothy, Betty, and Robert. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. She worked for a few years in the accounting division of Westinghouse where she met the love of her life. After she married, she found her true passion in life being a stay at home mother to her children. She was an avid Steeler fan and enjoyed a good game of cards. “We love you dearly, yes we do”.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1999 Memphis, TN 38101.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.