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Rita Gilbride

Rita Jeanne Gilbride, 87, of Clarks Summit, died Sunday at home. She was the widow of Robert "Coach" Gilbride. The couple was married 61 years.

Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Helen Driznis Kaminsky. A graduate of Scranton Technical High School, Rita had been employed by the Scranton School District, prior to retirement.

Surviving are five daughters, Rita M. Gilbride, Chester, Vt.; Rose Gilbride, Boulder, Colo.; Eileen Gilbride, Boulder, Colo.; Jeanne (Daniel) Caswell, Ellicott City, Md.; and Diana Gilbride, Auburn Twp.; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Interment, Cathedral Cemetery. To leave an online condolence, visit the funeral home website. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

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To Diana and family , we are so very sorry to hear of Ritas Passing she was a sweet lady and a great neighbor, we often talked when I saw her working in the yard she will be missed Rest In Peace Rita we loved you

Connie and Randy Beck Sep 2 2021 12:00 AM

Diana,Just to send my condolences on the loss of your mother. Thinking of you. Mary Lou Sealey

Mary Lou Sealey Sep 2 2021 12:00 AM

to the gilbride girls,i am so sorry for your loss.just this past saturday i was with dianna we spoke of the way your mom loved hallowween and how we always had to to your house first because we were there so long. dianna caught me up on you all it was so good to hear. anyway again sorry to hear of your mom's passing. you are all in my thoughts. john pizur

JOHN PIZUR Sep 1 2021 12:00 AM

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