Gwendolyn Elva Talbert Metzner, age 93 of Allison passed away on Sunday, March 14, 2021 at her home. She was born in Allison on July 3, 1927, a daughter of Carl and Esther Ruth Gibson Talbert.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her daughter, Rebecca Hammond; siblings: Lorainne Mazzacco, Nelson Talbert, James Talbert.
Gwendolyn is survived by her husband of 72 years, Oliver Harris Metzner; children: Melanie Bynum (Dale) of Texas, Carl Oliver Metzner (Nancy) of Michigan, Naomi Ruth Arp (Terry) of Ohio, Scott Thomas Metzner (Renee) of Michigan; grandchildren: William, Louis, Emalee, Katie, Jaclyn, Nicholas, Brandi, Carrie; great grandchildren: June, Junior, Autumn, Damien, Ryan, Ashley, Charlotte, Josephine, Gavin; brother, Calvin Talbert of Allison; numerous nieces and nephews.
Gwendolyn’s family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, March 18, 2021 at the Kish-Fabry Funeral Home, Inc., 19 Legion Street, Republic, Pa. A funeral service will be held at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home with Pastor Blaney Sproul, officiating. Interment will take place at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 19, 2021 at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, 1158 Morgan Road, Bridgeville, PA 15017.
Memorial contributions can be made to the charity of one’s choice.
PA COVID-19 restrictions will be followed including the wearing of face masks and social distancing.
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