Gwendolyn Gay (Speelman) Lapsley

Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | December 02, 2021

Gwendolyn Gay (Speelman) Lapsley age 81, of McKeesport, died December 1, 2021, at UPMC McKeesport. Born November 17, 1940, in Lippencott, she was the daughter of Joseph and Virginia (McMannes) Speelman and the wife of the late Alfred Robert Lapsley Jr.
Gay graduated from Masontown High School, then married the love of her life, Bob Lapsley from McKeesport. They were married 54 1/2 years until God took him home on January 5, 2013.
Gay retired in 2002 from Bombardier, formerly known as Westinghouse in West Mifflin, after 32 years. She previously worked for Penny's in Eastland. She was a member of St. Mark's Parish. Gay enjoyed crocheting and her word search puzzles.

Gay is survived by her son, Richard (Susan); daughter-in-law, Susan; 7 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; sisters, Glendora Hall and Donna Kendall; sister-in-law,
Delores Speelman; many nieces, nephews, and friends.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her son, Alfred Robert III, on April 22, 2016, and daughter, Catherine Virginia, born March 9, 1962, and died April 16, 1963.
Arrangements entrusted to Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory.
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Originally published December 02, 2021.

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