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Virginia Gail Murray

October 14, 1948 — July 29, 2023


Virginia Gail (Gelbish) Murray, 74, of Greenock, passed away Saturday, July 29, 2023. She was born October 14, 1948 in Braddock and was the daughter of the late Willis E. and Wilma (Diosegy) Murray. Virginia worked for the Department of Welfare as a Disability Advocate and retired after 30 years of service. She was an alumni of Divine Redeemer and graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a BA in Psychology. She grew up in McKeesport and has resided in Greenock for the past 29 years. She was known for being completely devoted to her family and was an extremely generous and kind person. Her compassion for people was extraordinary. She provided for her family first before herself. Her commitment was to always do the right thing. She was a member of the former St. Pius Church, McKeesport and then St. Mary's Romanian Church until she was no longer able to attend. She is survived by her daughter, Michelle Gelbish of Greenock; grandchildren, Chloe Gelbish, Alexander Smith and Jack Creely; great-grandchildren, Julie, Anna, Raymond Jr., and Aleah Davenport; and sister, Cathryn (John) Flaherty of Gibsonia. Service was private. Arrangements are by the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, Director. Condolences may be made at

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