Former Gig Harbor Mayor Gretchen Wilbert passed away on Nov. 15 at the age of 87.
A retired kindergarten teacher and mother of three, Wilbert served as mayor of Gig Harbor for 16 years, the longest tenure for any other mayor to date. Wilbert always advocated neighborhood values, Gig Harbor’s natural surroundings, quality of life issues and was a wonderful friend to Gig Harbor.
The community is invited to attend a Celebration of Life ceremony for Wilbert at 10:30 a.m. Saturday (Dec. 12) at Chapel Hill Presbyterian Church, 7700 Skansie Ave., Gig Harbor.
There will be a reception following the service from noon until 2 p.m. at the Gig Harbor Boys and Girls Club, 8502 Skansie Ave, Gig Harbor.
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