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
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
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.
Condolences may be sent at www.reinselfuneralhome.com