Maryon Hodgson Gibbs
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Maryon Hodgson Gibbs, 101, died Sunday, May 26, 2013, at Greenbrook Manor Nursing Home, Green Brook, N.J.
She was born May 12, 1912, in Factoryville, Pa., to Earl F. and Mabel Clayton Gibbs.
She was raised in Factoryville, and was the last surviving graduate in her 1929 class at the the high school.
Mrs. Gibbs moved to Newark, N.J. in 1939 and in 1956 to Mountainside until 1973 at her retirement. She then moved to Bangor, Pa., and later to Albrightsville where she resided until moving to Dunellen in 2006.
She had worked at Strong Cobb Pharmaceuticals in New Providence for many years, retiring in 1973.
Mrs. Gibbs enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and also enjoyed cooking, canning, crocheting and crafts.
She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Albrightsville.
She was the wife of the late Malcolm and Carlton Gibbs, the sister of the late Louise Hodgson, Doris Apgar, Reba Brown and James Hodgson.
Her family includes a daughter, Marilyn Romano, and her husband, Richard of Dunellen; two grandchildren, Scott Romano (Heidi) and Cheryl Romano, one great-grandson, Joseph A. Romano.
Services: Funeral services will be held at the Mundy Funeral Home, 142 Dunellen Avenue, Dunellen, at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 30, 2013. Interment of her cremated remains will be at the Hickory Grove Cemetery, Dalton, Pa. at a later date. Friends may visit the family on Wednesday, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the
or to the Albrightsville Fire Company.
Published in Times News on May 28, 2013