Patricia A. Gruber, 82, formerly of Russell, PA., died peacefully Wednesday morning, June 29, 2016 at the home of her daughter.

She was born May 21, 1934 on Wilson Road, Lander, PA. She was the daughter of Benjamin and Christine Eckert Meyer. Patricia was a lifelong Russell area resident and was a graduate of Sugar Grove High School. She was employed with her husband, John E. Gruber Excavating and retired in 2000 from Blair Corporation after 19 years employment. She was a member of St. Joseph R.C. Church. She enjoyed crocheting.

She is survived by her daughter, Cindy Sibert and husband, William of Pleasant Twp., 2 Grandchildren – Jonathon Sibert and Courtney Kelley, 3 Great Grandchildren – Brycen, Holden, Adalynee Kelley, several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 26 years, John E. Gruber whom she married December 4, 1954 in Lakewood, N.Y. who died February 26, 1981, 1 infant son – John Craig Gruber, 3 Sisters – Catherine Bloss, Mary Hanson, Imogene Collins, 1 Brother – Harold Meyer.

Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA. on Friday, July 1, 2016 from 4 to 7 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted Saturday, July 2, 2016 at 10:00 A.M. at St. Joseph R.C. Church, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue West, Warren, PA., with Fr. James Gutting, Pastor of Holy Redeemer R.C. Church, officiating.  Interment will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Russell, PA. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through St. Joseph Church Educational Center Fund. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting