Gretchen Barclay
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Obituary of Gretchen Barclay


Went to her Heavenly home on Friday, July 28, 2017, of Forest Hills. Gretchen was born on August 10, 1939, to Dr. Leonard and Else Burgard. Gretchen is survived by her loving husband, Joseph, of 58 years. She was the loving mother of Joseph, Daniel, David and his wife, Pam, and Lori Moskorisin and her husband, Michael; dear grandmother of Natalie, Braden and Payton; and great-grandmother of Shaun; sister of Louise Churik and her husband, Gerald, Paul Burgard and his wife, Dorothy and George Burgard and his wife, Anita; also survived by her many loving nieces and nephews. Gretchen was a graduate of the Pittsburgh Hospital School of Nursing and loved caring for her many elderly patients. Her famous saying was "I had a good life, there are no complaints". Friends received 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at the THOMAS L. NIED FUNERAL HOME, INC., 7441 Washington St., Swissvale. Mass of Christian Burial in the St. Maurice Roman Catholic Church on Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, please give to your favorite charity.