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Joan Gibson

February 25, 1930 — January 23, 2020

Joan Gibson

Raleigh-Joan Hopfmann Gibson, 89 passed away after declining health on January 23, 2020. Joan was born on February 25, 1930 in White Plains, NY, she graduated from SUNY New Paltz, NY. She raised her family in Defreestville, Joan taught 5th grade in Troy.

Loving wife of 47 years to the late William H. Gibson.

After moving family to Raleigh, NC in 1972, she worked as an Administrative Secretary for Northern Telecom, NORTEL, where she retired.

She enjoyed her water aerobics classes at Gold's Gym and her Fellowship with her Widowed Persons Group.  Most of all she enjoyed her time spent with Family.  Her Children, Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren.

She was pre-deceased by her parents, Walter and Elizabeth Hopfmann; her Husband, William H. Gibson Sr.; her Son, Gregory Wayne Gibson.

She is survived and cherished by:  Her Beloved Daughter and Caregiver, Sharon Soukup (Guy Soukup); Loving Son, Bill Gibson (Barbara Gibson); Loving Daughter, Gail Futrell (Mike Futrell); Adored Grandchildren, Shawn Soukup,  Christopher Futrell, Lori Powell (Brian Powell), Jennifer Gosh (Jack Gosh); Great Grandchildren, Emma, Colt and Addie Powell and John and Jeremiah Gosh. You were a Wonderful Woman First, now You are an Angel...  Maybe you always were....

Family and friends are invited and may call at the Gardner Earl Chapel at Oakwood Cemetery, Oakwood Avenue on Thursday January 30, 2020 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am with a service to follow at the Gardner Earl Chapel at 11:00 am with Pastor Mike Collins officiating. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery.

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Past Services

Gathering of Family and Friends

Thursday, January 30, 2020

10:00 - 11:00am (Eastern time)

Gardner Earl Chapel at Oakwood Cemetery

Oakwood Ave, Troy, NY 12182

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Funeral Service

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Starts at 11:00am (Eastern time)

Gardner Earl Chapel at Oakwood Cemetery

Oakwood Ave, Troy, NY 12182

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Committal

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Starts at 11:45am (Eastern time)

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