Pearl H. Gandy

September 13, 1941 ~ March 9, 2018 (age 76)

Pearl H. (Russell) Gandy, 76, of Greensburg, died Friday, March 09, 2018 in the Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital.  She was born September 13, 1941, in Barnwell, South Carolina, a daughter of the late Morrison Russell and Annie Mae Cave.  Pearl was a fifty-two year member of First Antioch Baptist Church where she served as a deaconess and a missionary and also sang in the church choir.   She was retired as a Dietary Aide for Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her stepfather, John Henry Miller; a grandson, Jaylen Gandy-Jones; a brother, Bobby Russell and a step brother, Ronnie.  She is survived by her husband of fifty-three years, Clinton J. Gandy; four children, Adrian Gandy of Lima, OH, Karen Gandy of Greensburg, Cheryl Gandy of Pittsburgh, Tara Gandy and a special son, Jaison 'Jais' Stevens, both of Greensburg; fifteen grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; a twin brother, Rev. Earl Russell (Glenda) of Pittsburgh; a sister, Mary Mason of Albany, NY; five stepsiblings, Geraldine, Bobby, George, Tommy and Mae; and numerous nieces and nephews.  Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate the life of Pearl, Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Clement L. Pantalone Funeral Home, Inc. 409 W. Pittsburgh Street, Greensburg, PA 15601, (724) 837-0020.  Additional viewing will be held Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m., the time of services, in the First Antioch Baptist Church, 726 W. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg.  Interment will follow in St. Clair Cemetery, Greensburg.  Pearl’s family has entrusted her care to the Pantalone Funeral Home, Inc., Greensburg.  To share your memories and photos, offer your condolences, or for directions, please visit us at Natale N. Pantalone, Supervisor.

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