Rita Louise Hale, 86, of White Oak, died Friday, December 22, 2017. She was born January 20, 1931 in East McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Herman and Lina Weiss Steinebronn. Rita attended First Evangelical Free Church and had worked for the former Westinghouse Air Brake in Wilmerding. She is survived by her husband, Harold R. Hale, daughter, Beverly J. (Robert) Conley of White Oak, sons, Lester R. (Jean) Hale and Martin W. (Gloria) Hale of North Huntingdon, grandchildren, Shawn Conley, Suzanne Henderson, Stephen Conley, Benjamin Hale, Jonathan Hale, Samuel Hale and Courtney Hale, great-grandchildren, Lauren and Jack Conley and Emmeline and Avalyn Henderson.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Kurt Steinebronn. Friends are welcome Wednesday, December 27 from 2-4 and 6-8:00 pm at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 1638 Lincoln Way, White Oak (412) 672-6322 Troy J. Gilbert, director. Service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Thursday, December 28 at 10:00 am. with the Rev. Kirk Albrecht, officiating. Interment will follow in the Mount Vernon Cemetery in Elizabeth Township. Condolences may be made at gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com
Originally published December 24, 2017.