Gilbert Tanner

Funeral Services

11:00 am
Monday, February 4, 2019
Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc. -Smethport
2 Bank St.
Smethport, Pennsylvania, United States
(814) 887-5565

Obituary of Gilbert C. Tanner

Smethport-Gilbert C. Tanner, 78, of Smethport, formerly of East Smethport, passed away on Wednesday (January 30, 2019) at Bradford Regional Medical Center.

He was born April 26, 1940, a son of Richard C. and Virginia M. Andrews Tanner.

Gilbert worked for Bausch & Lomb in Rochester, NY for many years.  After his retirment, he worked part time as a security guard at Petro-Wax of Farmers Valley.

Gilbert is survived by:

two daughters:  Brenda (Pete) Tanner-Leibenguth of Winston-Salem, NC and Teresa LaFountain of Bloomfield, NY 

Grandchildren: Christopher and Angela LaFountain and Felicia Leibenguth

Great-Grandchildren: Jacob, Lillian, Cora and Kelsi.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A funeral service will be held 11 AM on Monday, February 4, 2019, at Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., 2 Bank St., Smethport, PA, with the Rev. Allen Young, pastor of the East Smethport United Christian Church, officiating.  Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery, Farmers Valley.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.  Online condolences may be made at

Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Smethport.

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