Ivan Mahlon Trimpey, 75, of Port Vue, passed away Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at Jefferson Hospital. He was born April 13, 1943 in Confluence and was the son of the late Charles Arthur and Thelma Ruth Knox Trimpey. Ivan was a US Army veteran and was also a member of Port Vue United Methodist Church. He worked as a carpenter foreman for Yarborough Development Corporation. He loved the outdoors, especially hunting, fishing, gardening and watching the deer. He was a former member of the Campers Bowling League and after retirement volunteered with restoration of Port Vue Methodist Church and their food bank. He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Betty Jean (Dady) Trimpey, 2 sons, Keith (Carrie) of Durham, NC and Kenneth (Fran) Trimpey of Elizabeth Twp., grandchildren, Corey (Ashley), Kevin (Abigail), Kayci (Neil), Kenneth and Jaclyn, great-grandchildren, Henrik, Campbell and James Asher, brothers, Clifford Trimpey of Latrobe and Roger (Debbie) Trimpey of Elizabeth Twp., sisters, Mary (Bill) Shaw of Elizabeth Twp., Jean (Frank) Willard of McKeesport, and Lois (Frank) Nemec of Fl, as well as aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brothers, Everett and Lester Trimpey and his mother-in-law, Jean Dady and father-in-law, Lagora Dady. Friends are welcome Sunday, October 7, 2018 from 1-3 and 6-8 pm at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, Director. Funeral service will be Monday October 8, in the Chapel of Gilbert Funeral Home at 11:00 am with The Rev. Hung Suk Joe and The Rev. Jody Dausey, Officiating. Interment with military honors will follow at the Penn-Lincoln Memorial Park, Inc., North Huntingdon. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the Port Vue United Methodist Church, 1565 Washington Blvd, McKeesport, PA 15133 (412) 672-7289. The family would like to thank the nurses of 5 east at Jefferson Hospital and Dr. Beck and staff from Family Hospice and Palliative Care. Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com