Formerly of Wilkinsburg on Thursday, January 4, 2018, age 76. Beloved mother of Dorinda L. Bauer, Lex L. Thomas, Lucinda S. Thomas and Quentin W. Thomas; grandmother of 8; great-grandmother of 8. Gretchen was an Ordained Deacon for First United Presbyterian Church. The family would like to thank the staff at Clarview Nursing and Rehabilitation in Sligo, PA for the kind and compassionate care, which allowed her daughter Dorinda, who lived nearby to visit her frequently. Friends received at McCabe Bros., Inc. Funeral Home, 6214 Walnut Street, Shadyside on Monday, 3-6 pm. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donation to the Wilkinsburg Canine Unit. Condolences may be left at www.mccabebrothers.com.