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Sunday
14
April

Visitation

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sunday, April 14, 2019
R. Strunk Funeral Home
400 Main Street
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, United States
610-948-7666
Monday
15
April

Visitation

9:45 am - 11:00 am
Monday, April 15, 2019
St. Basil The Great Church
2300 Kimberton Road
Kimberton, Pennsylvania, United States
Monday
15
April

Funeral Mass

11:00 am
Monday, April 15, 2019
St. Basil The Great Church
2300 Kimberton Road
Kimberton, Pennsylvania, United States
Wednesday
17
April

Interment

1:00 pm
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Calvary Cemetery
Pleasant Valley Blvd
Altoona, Pennsylvania, United States

Obituary of Robert C. Gibbons

 

Robert C Gibbons, 87, formerly of Camp Hill, PA,  widower of  Mary Jean (Weakland), died Wednesday, April 10,  in Parkhouse At Providence Pointe.

 

He was born in Altoona to the late Russell and the late Sophia (Dougherty) Gibbons.  He was a former long time member of St Theresa Church in New Cumberland, and was a veteran of the Korean war as a US Marine.    He was married to Mary Jean (Weakland) Gibbons for 57 years preceding her death in 2010.  He had a long career with Bell of PA and enjoyed his years of retirement from Verizon.  He devoted his life to his faith, his family, and his love of basketball, spending many years announcing Trinity High School basketball games.  He enjoyed his last four years at Woodbridge in Phoenixville, and was an active member of St. Basil the Great Church.

 

Robert is survived by Dennis and Judy Gibbons, Bellefonte, PA, Constance Gibbons, Raleigh, NC, Michael and Annette DeWald of New Oxford, PA, Krzysztof and Cecilia Kapusta, Phoenixville, PA, Russell and Elizabeth Gibbons, and Richard and Karen Gibbons, Richmond, VA; 11 grandchildren, and 8 great grandchildren; Sister, Bernadette Brown; brother, James Gibbons.  In addition to his wife, is is preceeded in death by 9 siblings; 3 sisters, 6 brothers, and his parents.

 

Friends and family are invited to attend his Funeral Mass at St. Basil the Great Catholic Church, 2300 Kimberton Road, Kimberton, PA  19442 on Monday, April 15, at 11:00 AM.  A viewing will be held on Sunday at R. Strunk Funeral Home, 400 Main St. Phoenixville, PA, 19460 from 4:00 to 6:00 PM; then again on Monday at St. Basil Church from 9:45  to 11:00 AM.  Burial will be held at Calvary  Cemetery in Altoona on Wednesday, April 17. 

 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to The Myasthenia Gravis Hope Foundation, www.support@mghope.org.

 

S. Strunk Funeral Home, Phoenixville is in charge of arrangements. 

 

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