Francis J. "Jimmy" Giblin

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Francis J. "Jimmy" Giblin

Francis J. Giblin, age 81, of New Castle, DE, died peacefully at home on Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

Jimmy was a Bartender at the Sportman's Café in the 60's,and retired from Forbes Steel & Wire after 25years(USW.)

He was predeceased by his parent, William and Margaret (McDevitt); 2 brothers, John and Earl; 4 sisters, Helen, Margaret, Marion, and Nelly.

Francis is survived by Anita, his devoted wife of 49 years; four sons, Scott(Deanna), Jimmy(Carla), Marty, and Brian (Kelly) Giblin; 7 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, his brother, Paul (Dr. Theresa Giblin), and numerous nephews, nieces, and cousins.

His family wanted to honor his team of caregivers for their love and devotion. Joe Seward and Arlene White (CCVNA); Gail Pennington, Kelly, and Angel (CC Adult Day Program); Moses and the entire Compassionate Care Family.

Funeral Services will be celebrated on Tuesday, July 29th at 2:00 pm in the Chapel at Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Hwy, New Castle, DE, where family and friends may visit from1:15 pm to 2:00 pm. Burial will follow services.

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Funeral Home
Brandywine Valley Funeral Care
412 Philadelphia Pike Wilmington, DE 19809
(302) 764-2900
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Published in The News Journal on July 27, 2014
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