Gertrude M. (Beichner) Pineau - Hald

November 21, 1924 ~ September 25, 2019 (age 94)


Gertrude M. Pineau-Hald, 94, formerly of Oil City died Wednesday Sept. 25, 2019 at St. Paul's Archbishop Leibold Home in Cincinnati of natural causes.

Born Nov. 21, 1924 in Van, PA., she was the daughter of the late James Beichner & Sophia Schoenhofer Beichner.

Gertrude was a graduate of St. Joseph High School.

She was married in St. Joseph Church to William J. Pineau and he preceded her in death on Sept. 23, 1964.

In 1980 Gertrude married John L. Hald and he also preceded her in death.

Gert had worked for the Derrick Newspaper, St Joseph's rectory, Oil City Hospital, Hialeah Hospital in Florida, and ran her own housekeeping business for over 20 years.

While living in Florida she was a member of the Lions Auxiliary and Our Lady Queen of Heaven Church in La Belle.

She later moved to Ohio and lived there for several years and was a member of St. Gerard's Church in Lima.

She enjoyed reading, gardening, and watching NASCAR races.

She is survived by two daughters

Diane Pineau Carlson & her husband Tim of Lebanon, OH

Ruth Pineau Gannon of Loudon, TN


Timothy Carlson

Joanne Goodman

Angela Myers

Brian Gannon

Jennifer Pineau

William Pineau

Matthew Pineau

Great Grandchildren

Zachary Carlson and Alexander Carlson

Gertrude is survived by a brother

Joseph Beichner & his wife Beverly of Knox

and a sister

Patricia Farley of Bethel Park

a sister-in-law

Minnie Beichner of Oil City

In addition to her parents and husbands she was preceded in death by a son

Joseph William Pineau

and two brothers

James Beichner and Elmo Beichner

and four sisters

Ruth Tidball, Margaret Mary Rateau, Helen”Trink” Schettler-Lee, and Jean A Craig

Friends will be received Monday from 11:00 A.M. to 12 Noon in St. Joseph Church.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12 Noon in St. Jospeh Church.

Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Little Sisters of the Poor

 476 Riddle Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio   45220

The Reinsel Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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September 30, 2019

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
St. Joseph Church
35 Pearl Avenue
Oil City, PA. 16301

Mass of Christian Burial
September 30, 2019

12:00 PM
St. Joseph Church
35 Pearl Avenue
Oil City, PA. 16301

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