Lucille (Kibbe) Gordon

Lucille (Kibbe) Gordon, 87, a lifelong resident of Somers, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at Evergreen Healthcare Center.

Born on Sept. 25, 1925, in Somers, she was the loving daughter of the late Valirus and Blanche (Avery) Kibbe, and the loving wife to the late Thomas Gordon. Lucille was employed by Somers Food Center for many years, and also worked for Rockville Savings Bank, retiring in 1993. She was a member of the Somers Congregational Church. She loved to read, enjoyed knitting and crocheting. Lucille especially had a passion for animals, growing up on the farm. She will be sadly missed by all of her family and friends.

Lucille leaves behind her two loving nieces Marilyn Oswell of Somers, and Kathleen Ringso of Landisville, Pa.; her loving nephew, Karl Kibbe of Oakville; and many grandnieces and nephews.

There will be a visitation hour on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, from 11 to noon followed by a funeral service at noon at Somers Funeral Home, 354 Main St., Somers. Burial will be held in Somers West Cemetery, Somers.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Somers Congregational Church, P.O. Box 295, Somers, CT 06071.

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Published in Journal Inquirer from Jan. 28 to Feb. 1, 2013