David J. Gilbert, of Dillsburg, Pa., formerly of Moorestown, N.J., died on Monday, Nov. 21. He was 59.
David spent most of his childhood in Moorestown and graduated from Moorestown High School. He obtained a degree in history from Boston University and worked in alumni giving services at Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania and also as a sales representative, including for Lawson Products, an industrial equipment supplier.
David was an avid bicyclist and enjoyed attending sporting events, especially baseball and hockey; listening to music from the 1960s, particularly the Beach Boys; reading a good book and having a good beer. One of his favorite pastimes was collecting baseball team caps. He was a devoted parishioner at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Mechanicsburg, Pa.
David was predeceased by his parents, William and Fredericka; his older brother, William; and his beloved cat, Snoopy. He is survived by two nephews. He is also survived by lifelong friends Gary Butler, Mario Constantino, James McNamara and Kenneth Hobbs, as well as his former caretaker Jill Starliper.
A graveside ceremony will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, at Holy Assumption Cemetery at 450 Parish Lane in Roebling.
Funeral arrangements by Cocklin Funeral Home of Dillsburg. Pa.