Sylvia Gilbert, 96, died Thursday, March 14, 2019 in Louisville. She was a native of Brooklyn, New York and lived in Louisville, Kentucky for the past 13 years, which she always said was the best decision she ever made, and it extended years to her life!
She is preceded in death by her husband, Harry Gilbert, her sister, Tillie Mann and her son, Melvin Gilbert.
Sylvia is survived by her children, Mark (Judee) of Dallas, Texas and Lance (Amy) Gilbert of Louisville, Kentucky; grandchildren, Becca, Jason and Alanna Gilbert; Sean (Gloria) Erickson; two great-grandchildren, Connor and Ethan; nieces and nephews, Myra Smolev, Sydra Miller (Grant), Leah, Henry, and Julia Miller, and Karliin Mann.
A graveside service was held on Sunday, March 17, 2019 at New Montefiore Cemetery, West Babylon, New York.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to JCC of Louisville Senior Adult Center or the charity of your choice.
Shiva will be held at the home of Lance and Amy Gilbert, nightly from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. starting on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 and ending on Thursday, March 21, 2019.