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Christopher Shane Gilbert

Christopher Shane Gilbert, age 53, of Mansfield, passed away on Tuesday, May 10th, 2022 at Geisinger Medical Center where he spent 34 days prior receiving care after suffering a severe stroke. Chris was surrounded by family for the duration of his illness.

Born at Fort Riley Army Hospital in Kansas on September 5, 1968, Chris was the son of Sandra (Collum) Gilbert and the late Ron Gilbert, of Millerton. He was a 1987 graduate of Williamson High School and later received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Elmira College. While Chris enjoyed many career paths since beginning work as a teenager, and at the time of his death, he worked at Re/Max First of Mansfield. 

Chris was predeceased by his father, Ron Gilbert. He is survived by his mother, Sandra Gilbert; nephews, Alex and Brandon Gilbert; nieces, Charly, Ryann, and Kamryn Slusser; siblings, Steve (Kathy) Gilbert and Kim (Dave) Slusser; and brother in Christ, Chuck Newman.  

Chris requested there be no ceremony or services and to give all honor, glory, and praise to his Lord, Master and Savior Christ Jesus. In lieu of flowers, please make donations or volunteer your time with the local food pantries. 

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Roat-Kriner Funeral Home, 1133 Bloom Rd., Danville. 

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Chris was our realtor in 2019 when we were buying our first home. He was so kind and gracious with us. We are devestated about the news. Condolences to his friends and family.

The Secrist Family May 21 2022 12:42 PM

Thoughts and prayers to the family. Rest in Peace Chris. I will miss our chats, FLY HIGH Buddy.

GLENN CAMPBELL May 19 2022 6:45 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Christopher Gilbert

GLENN CAMPBELL May 19 2022 6:43 PM

A very good Human being! Chris was kind, generous,, hard working & caring! May the God of us all shine eternal light onto Chris!

Joe Grace May 19 2022 1:27 PM

My condolences to family and friends.

Craig J. Baronio May 17 2022 11:44 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Christopher Gilbert

Charlene Doud McCann May 16 2022 10:56 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Christopher Gilbert

Ed and Jen Munyon May 15 2022 7:21 PM

We are so glad that we got to know Chris when we began volunteering with the food pantry endeavors. When we were experiencing a lockdown due to Covid, he was an inspiration to us through his energy and passion for providing a relief to area families in need. We are sorry for his family's loss..he will be so missed by many! Sincerely, Tom + Sue Howe

Sue Howe May 13 2022 6:36 PM

May Chris rest in peace! Sandy, we send our condolences to you and your family. Prayers for each of you.

John and Beverly Stanley May 13 2022 6:00 PM

Thoughts and prayers for Sandy, Steve and Kim and families during this difficult time. Treasure the memories. Know that Chris is at peace and whole again.

Shelly and Kevin Stroble May 12 2022 7:35 PM