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Official Obituary of

Faith A. Gilbert

May 10, 1937 ~ March 4, 2024 (age 86) 86 Years Old

Faith Gilbert Obituary



Faith A. Gilbert, 86, of Gilbert Lane, passed away Monday evening, March 4, 2024, at Glens Falls Hospital.

Born on May 10, 1937, in Brooklyn, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Rose (Prem) Brooks.  She moved to this area in her senior year of high school and graduated from Hadley Luzerne Central School in 1956.

She married Jay Gilbert on September 27, 1958, at the First United Methodist Church in Corinth.

Faith worked for the United States Postal Service beginning as a clerk in 1970 in Lake Luzerne, Hadley and Corinth and ending her career in 1994 after serving as Postmaster in Hadley for 10 years.

Family was the center of Faith’s life.  She enjoyed sewing, quilting, making greeting cards, scrapbooking, cooking, baking, camping, traveling cross country.  She was an avid reader.  She was a life member of VFW Post

She was predeceased by her parents, siblings: Richard, Ronald, Charles and Thomas.

Survivors include her loving husband of 65 years, Jay Gilbert; their children: Robert (Debra) Gilbert, William (Debbi)Gilbert, Timothy (Crystal) Gilbert, Mark (Denise) Gilbert, Andrew (Becky) Gilbert, Julie (Louie) Maurais all of Hadley and Amy Reed of Dewitt, Iowa; 14 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; siblings: Robert (Sandra) Brooks of Essex Junction, VT, Daniel (Joan) Brooks of Lancaster, PA, Dawn (Carl) Grasso of Phoenix, AZ, Robin (James) Blakely of South Glens Falls, Kenneth (Susan) Brooks of Stony Creek, Dorothy (Bruce) Clarke of Amsterdam; sisters in law, Sharon Brooks of Martinez, Ca and Kay Brooks of Stony Creek; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

In keeping with Faith’s wishes, there are no calling hours or funeral services scheduled.

Contributions in her memory may be directed to the American Heart Association or to a church of your choice.








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