WINTER HAVEN - Mafalda Capanna Gibson passed away peacefully on April 18, 2013, at home of cancer.
Born April 18, 1927 in Easton PA, she lived in Melbourne, FL since 1964, and recently moved to Winter Haven, FL.
Preceded in death by her husband of 56 years Bill Gibson, parents Joseph and Pauline Capanna of Easton, Pennsylvania, brothers Frank and Sam Capanna, sister Bessie Sazi, daughter Rita. Survived by her sister Kitty Butz, sons Bill Gibson of Raleigh, N.C., Rob (Cynthia) Gibson of Winter Haven, FL, grandchildren Joseph of Austin, TX, Michael and Kimberly of Winter Haven, FL, many nieces, nephews, cousins and Bingo Buddies.
She was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. She was an avid Bingo Player and walker for over 40 years thanks to Dr. Arland Adams. She was a big Yanni fan.
She retired from the Brevard County School Board in 1989 after 22 years of service.
A private memorial service will be held in New Jersey at a later date.
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Published in Ledger from Apr. 20 to Apr. 21, 2013