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1931 John 2010

John Gibson

October 14, 1931 — June 11, 2010

John E. Gibson

78, of Watkins Glen, passed away Friday, June 11, 2010 at home surrounded by his loving family. The family will receive friends and relatives at the Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, 212 E. 4th St. in Watkins Glen on Monday from 2-4pm and 7-9pm; funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11:00am at the First Presbyterian Church in Watkins Glen; Rev. Beverly Karr-Lyon officiating; burial at Glenwood Cemetery in Watkins Glen.

He is survived by his loving wife of nearly 39 years, Linda; sons, Todd Gibson of Watkins Glen, Jeff (Terri) Gascon of Watkins Glen; daughter-in-law, Tammy Gibson of Beaver Dams; grandchildren, Alyson Gibson, Garrett and Kendall Gascon; sister, Mary Tuttle (Aaron) Goodman of Illinois; foster sister, Eleanor Parker of Penn Yan; brothers, George Waite (Laurie) of Cohocton, Robert Gibson of Montour Falls; brothers-in-law, Richard Lodge of Watkins Glen, Lauren (Roseleah) Lodge of Watkins Glen, and Robert (Barbara) Lodge of South Carolina.

John was born in Penn Yan, NY and married his wife Linda of nearly 39 years on June 29, 1971. John retired from Akzo-Nobel in Watkins Glen in 1996 after 44 years of service. Memorial donations in John’s memory may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 520 N. Decatur St., Watkins Glen, NY 14891 or Southern Tier Hospice, 11751 E. Corning Rd., Corning, NY 14830, or a charity of one’s choice.

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