Rebecca Guenther

Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | February 21, 2021

Rebecca Guenther, 87, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Thursday, February 18, 2021. She was born June 3, 1933 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Thomas King and Ruth (Winkelvoss)Waddell. She was the wife of the late Theodore Virgil Guenther who passed away April 17, 2020. Rebecca was a member of Central Highlands Community United Methodist Church in Elizabeth Township and the Eastern Star.

She is survived by daughters, Judith G. (John) Stiltz of Columbia, MD, and Barbara G. Martell of Palmetto, GA, sons, Theodore (Karin) Guenther of Germany, and Scott Guenther of Washington, DC, grandchildren, Thomas Stiltz and Natalie and Alex Martell, sister, Ruth Ann Miller of Whitney, TX, and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Raymond and Thomas Waddell. There is no visitation. Private graveside service will be held Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at Jefferson Memorial Park, Pleasant Hills. The Rev. Stephen Morse will officiate. Interment will follow there. Arrangements are by the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, director. Condolences may be made at

Originally published February 21, 2021.

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