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Charles R. Gerwell

Charles R. Gerwell 97, of Fallowfield Township died Monday December 2 at his home. Born June 2, 1916 in Cokeburg, a son of Charles and Josephine Miskiel Gerwell. Retired from Wheeling- Pittsburgh Steel Allenport plant. He was a veteran of World War II having served in the US Navy. Mr. Gerwell was a member of Holy Ghost Byzantine Church, Charleroi. He was an avid gardener and enjoyed taking care of his fruit trees and vegetable garden. He is survived by a son and daughter in-law John and Diane Gerwell of Fallowfield Township, a daughter and son in-law Monica Gerwell and Timothy Tomasko of Pittsburgh, and two grandchildren, Hilary and husband Jimmy Johnson and Derek Gibino. Preceded in death by his wife Elizabeth Chelena Gerwell who died in 2002, two brothers Stanley and Wallace Gerwell, and a sister Josephine McMahan. Visitation will be held Wednesday December 4, 2013 from 2-4 and 6-8 at the Melenyzer-DuBarr Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Inc at 825 Fallowfield Ave Charleroi. Funeral services will be held on Thursday December 5 at 10am at Holy Ghost Byzantine Church Charleroi with Reverend James Ragan as celebrant. Intermit will follow at Mt. Macrina Cemetery Uniontown. Funeral Honors will be accorded by the U.S. Navy. Parastas will be held at 7:30pm Wednesday in the funeral home.


Monica and Tim, So sorry to hear about this. Our condolences to you and your family.

Marianne and Larry Dec 4 2013 12:00 AM