Gilbert Dewayne Mershimer, 77, of Harrisville passed away Monday January 2, 2023 at his home.
Born on March 26, 1945 in Grove City, he was the son of the late Gilbert Martin Mershimer and late Ruth Campbell Mershimer.
Dewayne loved spending time at “On Golden Pond” at his home making memories with his grandchildren, family, and friends and enjoyed fishing and tending to and watching his ducks. The memories that he made at “On Golden Pond” will be cherished by many forever.
Dewayne is survived by his two daughters: Elizabeth (Joe) Mershimer-Tooley of Harrisville and Diane M. Clark of Butler; his two sons: Jimmy Mershimer of Butler and Dewayne (Sue) Mershimer of West Sunbury; and eight grandchildren; Justin Mershimer, Mariah Clark, Sydnie Mershimer, Karlie Curran (Bly), Logan Mershimer, Liam, Olivia, and Ella Tooley. He is also survived by three sisters: Shirley Starcher of Butler, Jane Neely of Butler, and Nancy (Paul) Morgan of Naples, Florida; one brother: Donald E. (Shirley) Mershimer of Slippery Rock; and many nieces and nephews.
Dewayne was preceded in death by one son, Michael Mershimer; one grandson, Colin Clark; and one brother, Clayton Mershimer.
A Memorial Visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00 pm Thursday January 12, 2023 at the William F Young Funeral Home 132 Main Street West Sunbury where Memorial Services will be at 7:30 with Pastor David Janz of First United Methodist Church officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Autism- Pittsbugh % Wexford Professional Building #1 Suite 1200 11676 Perry Highway Wexford, PA 15090.