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D. Jean (Gerhart) McDonald

October 29, 1933 — August 11, 2023

Latrobe, PA

D. Jean (Gerhart) McDonald, 89, of Latrobe, passed away Friday, August 11, 2023, at home.  She was born October 29, 1933, in Mather, PA, to the late Nelson J. and Kathryn E. (Firestone) Gerhart.  Jean was a retired switchboard operator for American Cyanamid and a lifelong member of the First Church of God, Latrobe, PA and a loving mother, grandmother and aunt.  In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer J. McDonald; a daughter, Diana Lynn “Dee Dee” McDonald, a brother, Tedford Gerhart and a sister, Shirley Gerhart; She is survived by two children, Sally K. McDonald, and Shawn E. McDonald; six grandchildren, Benjamin Amond, Amanda Harr, Amber Ferry, Shawna Irwin, Patrick Ellenburger and Colin McDonald; six great-grandchildren, Aubrey Harr, Stacy and Ashley O'Conner, Landon and Carter Hartung and Addelynn Irwin; a sister, Patricia “Patsy” Plummer; as well as several nieces and nephews.  Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, August 14, 2023, at the FREDERICK FUNERAL HOME INC., 1543 Ligonier St., Latrobe, PA 15650, where funeral service will be at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, August 15, 2023, with the Rev. Mike Bobula, officiating.  Interment will follow at Unity Cemetery, Latrobe.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Amedisys Hospice Care, 109 Crossroads Rd Suite 400, Scottdale, PA 15683.  To send condolences, please visit www.FrederickFuneralHome.com.

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Monday, August 14, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

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1543 Ligonier Street, Latrobe, PA 15650

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Tuesday, August 15, 2023

Starts at 11:30 am (Eastern time)

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1543 Ligonier Street, Latrobe, PA 15650

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