Laury Ann Gilfert, 62, of Clarendon, Pa., died peacefully with her partner, Lee, at her side, Thursday morning, Sept. 9, 2021, at Warren Manor Nursing Home, Warren, Pa., after an extended illness.
She was born June 2, 1959, in Warren, Pa. Laury was the daughter of Keith R. and Winifred Johnson Gilfert.
She was a lifelong resident of Warren and resided a few years in Casa Grande, Ariz. Laury was a 1977 graduate of Warren Area High School. She had worked at Kondak Markets of Clarendon, Pa., and was an office worker and clerk at Ace Hardware/Lumber Co. for 15 years. Laury was a member of Clarendon Veterans of Foreign Wars where she was a member of their pool league. She volunteered at Winterfest at Chapman Dam State Park. She loved photography, traveling, gardening, hunting at Triple P, dressing up for Halloween, and sitting by her campfires. She was an avid walker.
She is survived by her two children: Natalie Elmquist and husband, Walter of Wellsboro, Pa., and Kyle Arnold of Warren, Pa.l significant other, Lee Borger of Clarendon, Pa.; three stepchildren: Lisa Gialanella of Scotsdale, Ariz,., Heidi Lee of Maricopa, Ariz. and Holly Maxwell of Uniontown, Ohio; two grandchildren: Isaac Elmquist and Tyson Glotz; and multiple step-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Jeffrey Gilfert; and her faithful and beloved dog, Riley who always stuck by her.
A celebration of Laury’s life will be held at a later day and time to be announced. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Alzheimer’s Association, 2595 Interstate Drive, Suite 100, Harrisburg, PA. 17110.
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The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. has been entrusted with funeral arrangements.