O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
fax: (716) 945-4222

David Gilbert

Mr. David Gilbert, 57, of Salamanca, NY died Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at Olean General Hospital, Olean, NY following a short illness.

Born January 5, 1960 in Salamanca, NY, he was the son of the late Frederick and Elizabeth Fitzgerald Gilbert.

He was a graduate of Salamanca High School Class of 1978 and served stateside in the United States Air Force.

Mr. Gilbert had been employed with the maintenance department at the Seneca Allegany Casino and had previously been employed at the former Highland Plastics in Salamanca.

He enjoyed watching sports and was an avid Cubs fan.

Surviving are: two sisters, Kay (Dennis) Ambuski, Karen Rapacioli, both of Salamanca, NY; two brothers, Ronald Gilbert, Olean, NY, Michael Gilbert, Salamanca, NY; nephew Christopher Ambuski, as well as several other nieces and nephews; and his longtime friend, Todd Doner.

He was predeceased by an infant sister, Peggy Sue Gilbert.

There will be no visitation.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, December 15, 2017 at 11 a.m. in St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Salamanca with Rev. Michael Lonto, pastor, officiating..

Funeral services are under the direction of the O’Rourke & O’Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, NY.

E-condolences can be sent to john@orourke-orourke.com or posted to facebook.com/onofh.