Elizabeth J. Gaster
Elizabeth J. Gaster
  • January 11, 1926 - October 10, 2013
  • Pueblo, Colorado

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Elizabeth Gaster, 87, passed away peacefully in Pueblo on October 10, 2013. She loved her family and taking care of them her was her ultimate joy. She had served in "Neighborhood Works," helping out our community and participated in the Duplicate Bridge club and the Bridge Club of The Shrine of St. Therese. Claramae Cribari was her special Bridge buddy. Elizabeth is preceded in death by her "sweetheart" husband of 52 years, Eugene E. Gaster; two children, Marsha Ann and Mary Elizabeth; her parents, Steven and Vera Stanko, brother, William; sister-in-law, Kay Stanko and nephew, Gary Stanko. She is survived by her children; Dennis (Marlene) Gaster, Mary Elaine (Bill) Barry, Jeanette (Jerry) Kelley, and Jane (Scott) Warren; grandchildren, James (Beth) Gaster, Scott Gaster, Mary (Jim) Miller, John (Bridgette) Gaster, and Kristina Kelley; 9 great-grandchildren; special nieces and nephews Steve (Polly) Stanko, Eugene (Connie) Stanko, Sue (Carl) Stump, her "adopted kids," Vickie (Art) Hickman, Denise Flores, Debbie Strankman and Phil, and Annette (Ken) Garcia; numerous other special nephews and nieces, her special extended Las Vegas "family," and a host of other family and friends that will miss her. A funeral Mass will be held at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Friday, October 18, at 10:00 am. Donations can be made in Elizabeth's honor to St. Jude's Children's Hospital. Online condolences at www.georgemccarthyfuneralhome.com. Under the direction of George McCarthy Funeral Home.