Welcome to the memorial page for

Marie Ann Gilbert

March 5, 1925 ~ May 13, 2017 (age 92)

Marie Ann “MiMi” Gilbert, 92 formerly of College Park, MD peacefully passed away Saturday, May 13, 2017.


She was born March 5, 1925 to Anna Scovitch and Joseph Ropko in Westmorland County, PA.


Marie worked as an admisistrative assistant before retiring to Flordia where she kept busy in various part time jobs in retail. Although she had no children of her own, Aunt MiMi, as she was known, held a special place in the hearts of her nieces and nephews and the generations that followed.


She is survived by two brothers, W. Francis (Joan) Ropko; Frederick (Marge) Ropko and two sisters Helyn Medynski and Lee Hodges.


Marie was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers Stephen and Thomas Ropko.


Visitation will be at the Donaldson Funeral Home P.A., 313 Talbott Ave, Laurel MD 20707, from 10:00AM until the time of the Prayer Service at 11:00AM.


Burial will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Silver Spring MD.


In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be to the Maryland SPCA or St. Jude’s Children Hospital.


Charitable donations may be made to:

Alsac St. Jude Children's Hospital
4600 North Fairfax Dr., Arlington VA 22203

Maryland SPCA
Maryland SPCA, Development Office, 3300 Falls Road, Baltimore, MD 21211, Baltimore MD 21221
Tel: 1-410-235-8826

 Service Information

May 22, 2017

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Chapel at Donaldson Funeral Home, P.A.
313 Talbott Avenue
Laurel, MD 20707

Prayer Service
May 22, 2017

11:00 AM
Chapel at Donaldson Funeral Home, P.A.
313 Talbott Avenue
Laurel, MD 20707

Graveside Service
May 22, 2017

12:15 PM
Gate of Heaven Cemetery
13801 Gerogia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20906

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