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Iva Pearl Gelnett

December 20, 1922 April 20, 2019
Iva Pearl Gelnett
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Iva Pearl (Shaffer) Gelnett, 96, DuBois, went home to be with her Lord Saturday, April 20, 2019.
Born December 20, 1922, in DuBois, she was the daughter of the late Clarence E. and Estella Pearl Shaffer.
Iva graduated from the DuBois Area High School in 1941. Over the years, she was employed as a caregiver, a housekeeper for DRMC Hospital, an employee in a hand grenade factory, and for Goodrich Rubber. She enjoyed bowling, artistry, cooking, baking, watching sports (particularly the Pirates and Steelers), attending family reunions, and spending time with her family. Iva was a Lioness with the Lion’s Club. She was Protestant by faith and attended Bethany Covenant Church.
Iva is survived by two children, Linda (Fred) Jansen, California, and Leland “Lee” (Cathy) Gelnett, Indiana, PA, three grandchildren, Elizabeth “Betsy” Mousavi, Kristina Gelnett, and Daniel Jansen, five great-grandchildren, six siblings, Alice Munn, Betty Bundy, Clarence Shaffer, Joyce Grant, Nina Simbeck, Carol Lyons, all of DuBois, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by four brothers, Forest, Allen, Glenn, and Harry Shaffer, and two sisters, Vera Kear and Olive (infant).
Friends and family will be received Thursday, April 25, 2019 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. and Friday, April 26, 2019 from 10-11 a.m. at the Adamson Funeral Chapel, Inc. Following Friday’s visitation, a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. from the funeral chapel with Pastor Jesse Slimak officiating. Interment will be in Morningside Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the organization of the donor’s choice.


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Visitation

Thursday

25

Apr

2:00 PM 4/25/2019 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 4/25/2019 4:00:00 PM
Adamson Funeral Chapel, Inc.

1312 Chestnut Ave.
DuBois, PA 15801

Adamson Funeral Chapel, Inc.
1312 Chestnut Ave. DuBois 15801 PA
United States

Visitation

Thursday

25

Apr

6:00 PM 4/25/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 4/25/2019 8:00:00 PM
Adamson Funeral Chapel, Inc.

1312 Chestnut Ave.
DuBois, PA 15801

Adamson Funeral Chapel, Inc.
1312 Chestnut Ave. DuBois 15801 PA
United States

Visitation

Friday

26

Apr

10:00 AM 4/26/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 4/26/2019 11:00:00 AM
Adamson Funeral Chapel, Inc.

1312 Chestnut Ave.
DuBois, PA 15801

Adamson Funeral Chapel, Inc.
1312 Chestnut Ave. DuBois 15801 PA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Morningside Cemetery Final Resting Place

1865 Bee Line Hwy
DuBois, PA 15801

1865 Bee Line Hwy DuBois 15801 PA
United States
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