Born in Rhinebeck on May 11, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Homer Adam and Clara Tremper Van Vliet Coon.
Gilbert worked as a teller at Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union in Hyde Park until her retirement in 1999.
She is survived by her daughters Natalie Gilbert, of Tivoli, Julia Craner and her husband Todd, of Wallkill, and Gretchen Gilbert, of Brooktondale, and five grandchildren: Thomas and Rachel Romack and Tobias, Lucas and Glynis Craner.
In keeping with her wishes, cremation will take place, and there will be no calling hours. A memorial service will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 18, at the Pleasant Plains Presbyterian Church, 2 Fiddlers Bridge Rd., Staatsburg.
Her ashes will be buried in the family plot in Union Cemetery of Hyde Park at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to the Pleasant Plains Presbyterian Church, 2 Fiddlers Bridge Rd., Staatsburg, NY, 12580; or a charity of your choice.
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