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Evelyn Gibbons

March 3, 2016
Westfield Republican

Evelyn L. Gibbons, 86, of 545 Howard Avenue, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Tuesday February 23, 2016.

A native of Findley Lake, N.Y., she was born April 27, 1929, a daughter of the late Carl and Eva Huntley Thieme.

She was a graduate of Clymer High School.

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As wife of Rev. Richard "RJ" Gibbons, they shared an evangelizing ministry and pastoring for over 45 years, for which she was the organist. She had also worked as a sales associate for Burdines and Bon Ton.

She attended Family Church on Garfield Road.

Surviving are her husband whom she married October 2, 1946; two children Judi Knight of Tampa, FL and Richard Gibbons of French Creek; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by a son, Rev. Daniel J. Gibbons in 2007; four brothers, Carl, Merle, Clinton and Alfred Thieme and three sisters Ruth Thieme, Geraldine Thieme and Mary Brown.

Friends were received from 2-4 p.m. Sunday in the Lind Funeral Home followed by a funeral service which began at 4 p.m. in the funeral home.

Burial was Monday in Mina Cemetery.

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