GILBERT– Rita Mary (née Cherrett)

Born on March 6, 1931. Passed away June 18, 2021.

Born on the 06-03-1931 in Cymgwrach South Wales. Passed away on the 18-06-2021 at Bupa, aged 90 years. Loved daughter of Betty and Morgan (both dec). Loving wife of Ray (dec). Adored mother and mother-in-law of Diane and Paul, Carol and Nino (dec), Trevor and Rean, Michelle and Ian (dec). Loved and adored Nana of Pam, Paul, Mary, Melanie, Niree, Evan, Olivia, Adam and Sydney. Great Nana of Jacob, Anthony, Joshua, Mikayla, John, Alexandra, Harry, Archie, Cooper, Oliver and Charlie. Great Great Nana of Mason. Extended family of Ken, Andrew, Natasha, Brendan, Ian, Leigh, Melina, Angela, Amy and Cassie.

Mum you were a talented artist, nurse, dressmaker, gardener, and your love for Wales was renowned.



Funeral Notice
Latrobe Valley Funeral Services Traralgon Chapel 260 Princes Highway , TraralgonView Map
The Funeral of Mrs Rita Mary Gilbert will be held at Latrobe Valley Funeral Services Chapel, 260 Princes Highway, Traralgon on THURSDAY (June 24, 2021) commencing at 1.00pm

At the conclusion of the Service the Funeral will leave for the Traralgon Cemetery, Gippsland Memorial Park.

The Funeral for Rita will also be live streamed, to veiw the live stream, please click here.
  1. Condolences to Rita’s family xxxx

    Lisa June 20, 2021
  2. Such a very talented clever loving lady. A proud Welsh woman .
    Rita will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
    R.I.P. Rita
    Love Irene and family xxx

    Irene White June 22, 2021
  3. To Dianne , Paul & family
    Sorry for your loss , thinking of you all in this sad time
    Rena & Ray Savage

    Rena & Ray Savage June 23, 2021
  4. Dear Mum, I hope you rest in peace and that after all these years you are reunited with your beloved Raymond. I will always remember our cups of tea, our lovely glasses of wine, your wit and sense of humour. I will miss you.

    Rean June 23, 2021
  5. Dear Rita, our roads crossed once at a pivotal time when our families became one. Upon meeting you, you were and always are a light in my and so many people lives. We laughed, shared and we joked together. You are and will always be mother, grandmother and great grand mother. And to me you are always someone i really had the pleasure of meeting. Thank you for being part of my life and the Monfils familia. My heart and love comes with Trevor. And to all the familia i am so sorry. Lose is celebrated through our memories. Be well as best as we can be.
    Harold Monfils
    C/o Monfils Clan

    Harold Monfils June 23, 2021
  6. Dear Mum,

    You would be so happy that everyone from children through to gt gt Grandchildren are taking part in your funeral.
    Yes we are going to do all the things for your funeral you wanted even the Welsh flag.
    Farewell mum. You lived a good and productive life.
    Diane and Paul xxx

    Diane Burns June 24, 2021