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Gerald F. Schrift

June 4, 1934 — February 1, 2023

SCHRIFT – Gerald F., 88, Mineral Point, died February 1, 2023, at Conemaugh Memorial Hospital. Born June 4, 1934, in Summerhill, son of Kenneth and Elaine (McGough) Schrift. Preceded in death by parents; stepfather, George Shatrosky; wife, Helen M. (McCall) Schrift, who died September 29, 2010; and sister, Shirley Morris.

Survived by brothers, Kenneth D., Maple Valley, Washington; and Robert L., married to Carrie (Lorah), Dillsburg; numerous nieces and nephews; and special friends, Dave and Carm Smay and George and Suchita Bodenschatz.

Graduate of South Fork - Croyle High School, class of 1952 and member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Summerhill. Gerald was a US Air Force veteran of the Korean War and retired from the Bethlehem Steel Wheel Plant.

Friends will be received from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Monday at Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home, Inc., South Fork. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday at St. John’s Catholic Church, Father Joseph C. Nale, celebrant.

Committal, St. Marys Cemetery, New Germany.

Military graveside service by St. Michael American Legion Post 551.
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Service Schedule

Past Services


Monday, February 6, 2023

9:00 - 10:30 am (Eastern time)

Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home

621 Maple Street, South Fork, PA 15956

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Funeral Mass

Monday, February 6, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church

538 Main Street, Summerhill, PA 15958

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