Melvin E. Wilbert, 78, of Valencia passed away Thursday, December 26, 2019 at St. John Specialty Care Center in Mars.
Born October 29, 1941 in Butler, he was a son of the late Earl and Catherine (McGee) Wilbert.
Melvin worked in the Forge Shop at Pullman Standard until it's closing, he then worked for the Butler Auto Auction, he retired from there after 20 years service.
He enjoyed hunting and spending time with his family.
He was a veteran of the United States Army during the Vietnam war.
Surviving is his wife, Judith (Raimondi) Wilbert, they were married May 14, 1966.
2 sons, Melvin (Colleen) Wilbert and Thomas (Deanna) Wilbert, both of Butler.
His granddaughter, Riley Wilbert at home.
4 brothers: Leroy Wilbert, Tom Wilbert, Denny (Angie) Wilbert, all of Butler, and Jim (Barb) Wilbert of DuBois.
2 sisters, Carolyn (Pat) McGrady of Fenelton and Dorothy Welter of FL.
Numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Charles and his sisters, Rita and Rose.
Friends will be received at the Geibel Funeral Home, 201 East Cunningham St. Butler, PA 16001 from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 pm Monday. A Blessing Service Will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday from the Funeral Home. Interment will follow at St. Mary Cemetery in Herman.
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