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JOHN FRANCIS GIBSON

GIBSON, John Francis "Jack" Of Wellesley, November 19, 2013. Beloved husband of Charlotte M. (Atwater) Gibson of 64 years. Devoted father of Judith Gibson and her partner Scott, Diane Baldassari and her husband Peter, Jacqueline Parker and her husband John, C. Michael Gibson and his wife Kim, Gardiner Gibson, Patricia Holewinski and her husband Jan, Christopher, David, Brian, and John Gibson Jr. Loving Grandfather of Carrie, Michele, Amanda, Andrew, Kate, Julia, Jon, and Abigail. Great-grandfather of Eve. Jack was a graduate of Belmont High School-Class of 1945 and was inducted into the Belmont Hall of Fame in 1993 for outstanding achievement in Football and Baseball. He was signed by The Boston Braves and later played in The Philadelphia Athletics Organization. WWII US Army Veteran. He was a regional sales manager for Behr-Manning and Jiffy Packaging. Jack enjoyed golfing with his friends, sons, and grandsons at Nehoiden Golf Club in Wellesley. He enjoyed watching the Red Sox, Patriots and spending time with his family. A Memorial Mass will be held on Wednesday, December 11 at 10:00 am in St. Paul Church, 502 Washington St., Wellesley. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Donations in Jacks memory may be made to The Jimmy Fund, 10 Brookline Place West, 6th Floor, Brookline MA 02445. Online guestbook at www.gfdoherty.com George F. Doherty & Sons Wellesley 781-235-4100

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George F. Doherty & Sons Funeral Home
477 Washington Street Wellesley, MA 02482
(781) 235-4100
Published in The Boston Globe on Dec. 1, 2013
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