Gertrude Mae Bressler

January 23, 1960 ~ November 6, 2022 (age 62) 62 Years Old
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Gertrude Mae Bressler, 62, Delmont, PA (formerly Cookport), passed away Sunday, November 6, 2022 at her home surrounded by her loving family, after a courageous battle with cancer.

The daughter of the late William and Louise (Wetzel) McDivitt, she was born January 23, 1960 in Indiana, PA.

Gert was a 1977 graduate of Purchase Line High School. Her employment history included eight years at Campus Sportswear, school bus driver for Marion Center School District for six years, and bartender for forty years, where she met her extended family who she loved dearly. She married her husband, Franklin in 1981 and was wed for thirteen years.

Gert was known for having a heart of gold and would do anything for anyone. She had a laugh that was contagious and a personality that drew everyone to her. She would be there to listen, laugh, love, cry, and would always have a dinner prepared. Her jokes were quick, but her love was forever. She will live on in all her family and friends. Gert will be remembered as a fun loving and caring woman who loved spending time with her grandchildren, cooking, fishing, gardening, and cheering for the Steelers.

Surviving is her mother, Louise McDivitt and her companion, Earl Prugh, Clymer;  two children, Belinda Bressler Pierce and husband Carl Jr., Delmont, and Douglas Bressler, Alabama; step-children, Franklin Bressler Jr., Phoenix, AZ, Daniel (Julie) Bressler, Huntington Beach, CA, William “Bill” (Dawn) Bressler, Seward,  Andrew Bressler and his companion, Theresa Rutter, Latrobe, Yvette Pierce, Huntington Beach, CA, Kelli (Randy) Allmendinger, Indiana; grandchildren Abagail Pierce and Heidi Gray, Delmont; brothers, Richard (Kelly) McDivitt, Mahaffey, and Russell McDivitt with his companion Debbie Blystone, Cherry Tree; sister, Leta Mary (Toby) Riner, Bonita Springs, FL; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins; and her pet bird, Chucky.

Friends will be received on Saturday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the John A Lefdahl Funeral Home. A Memorial Service will immediately follow in the Lefdahl Chapel with Pastor Doug Johnson, officiating.

The family would like to thank ViaQuest Hospice for the loving care of their compassionate staff who truly became family.

In lieu of flowers, family is requesting donations to be made to the American Cancer Society or donate blood to the American Red Cross in honor of Gertrude Bressler.

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Memorial Gathering
November 12, 2022

1:00 PM
John A. Lefdahl Funeral Home
898 Old Route 119 N
Indiana, PA 15701

Memorial Service
November 12, 2022

2:00 PM
Lefdahl Chapel
898 Old Rte 119 N
Indiana , Pennsylvania 15701

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In Loving Memory Of

Gertrude Bressler

January 23, 1960-November 6, 2022

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