Mrs. Catherine M. Gilbert, age 96, entered into rest on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. The family will host a memorial service at a later date at the family farm.
Mrs. Gilbert was born January 23, 1922 in Worcester, MA a daughter of the late Michael and Mary Raptis Alexander. She was a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist for many years, and following her nursing career, she was the Administrator for the Brooks County, GA, Health Department. Mrs. Gilbert was of the Methodist faith. A very talented artist, Catherine was exceptional and gifted with oil paintings and also enjoyed cooking, quilting, and crafting.
In addition to her parents, Catherine was also preceded in death by her husband, Alistor “Al” Gilbert; and one son, Michael “Mickey” Gilbert.
Survivors include her sons, Robbie Gilbert of Patrick, SC, and David (Sandy) Gilbert of Winston Salem, NC; and grandson, Devon Gilbert of New York City, NY.
The family would like to express their heartfelt appreciation to the staff of Hospice Care of South Carolina and the staff of McLeod Hospice House for the love and care shown to Mrs. Gilbert and her family.
Memorials may be made to Hospice Care of South Carolina, 1800 Second Loop Road, Suite 16, Florence, SC 29501.
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) of Chesterfield, SC is serving the Gilbert family.