Gilbert E. Arbuckle, age 84, formerly of Bethel Park and Peters Twp.; passed away peacefully with family by his side on October 26, 2020 at Friendship Village.
He was born on April 17, 1936 to Gilbert and Dorothy Arbuckle in Pittsburgh. He married his middle school sweetheart Dixie Pierce on May 18, 1957.
Gilbert began working at Mellon Bank in 1954 in the Check Operations Department and attended Wisconsin Business School of Banking. He enjoyed a long and successful career at Mellon Bank before retiring as a Senior Vice President in 1996.
He served honorably in the Army National Guard.
Gilbert is survived by his wife of 63 years Dixie Arbuckle; 4 children, Gilbert S. Arbuckle (Karen), Rick Arbuckle (Carolyn), Jill D’Ginto (Dom), Jodi Galderise (Dan); 12 grandchildren, Nick, Greg, Kelly, J.P., Ryan, David, Michael, Anna, Joe, Liz, Megan, Alice; and 3 great-grandchildren, Elijah, Connor, Maisie; sister Nancy Davis, sister-in-law Janet Arbuckle, and was preceded in death by sister Charlotte Shoup, and brother Ronald Arbuckle.
He was an avid golfer and Steeler fan, and enjoyed vacationing in Florida and the Outer Banks. He enjoyed making puzzles with his grandchildren.
The family is so grateful for the staff and caregivers at Friendship Village for the loving care Gilbert received.
Family and friends will be received on Thursday 5-7 PM at Paul Henney Cremation & Funeral Tributes, 5570 Library Rd., Bethel Park where funeral services will be held Friday at 11 AM. Burial will follow at Mt. Lebanon Cemetery. Donations in his memory can be made to John McMillan Presbyterian Church, 875 Clifton Rd., Bethel Park, PA 15102.
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