Robert G. McGibeny
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Frankfort and Raquette Lake
Robert G. McGibeny, 72, died Sunday morning, December 9, 2012, at St. Luke's Hospital, Utica. Born on November 26, 1940, in Herkimer, he was the son of Robert J. and Marion (Griswold) McGibeny. He was a 1958 graduate of Herkimer High School. Robert married Suzanne Ormsby on June 15, 1984, in Indian Lake. Suzanne died on February 18, 2008, following 23 years of marriage. He was employed for over 30 years as an assembler at Remington Arms in Ilion and later worked for 10 years at Golden Beach, Raquette Lake, for NYSDEC. Robert enjoyed boating, camping, fishing, hunting and riding his motorcycle. Survivors include his son, Robert J. McGibeny and his wife, Christy, of Frankfort; two stepsons, Christopher Northrop and his wife, Stephanie, of Raquette Lake, and Michael Northrop and his wife, Cheryl, of Saranac Lake; three grandchildren, Robert J. McGibeny, Jr., Jacqueline N. McGibeny and Lauryn L. McGibeny; two step-granddaughters, Ryleigh L. Northrop and Emmileigh S. Northrop; one sister, Joan Maywalt and her husband, Paul, of Oswego; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends may call Wednesday from 1-4 p.m. at the Frankfort Center Fire Department, 799 Center Rd., Frankfort and from 12 noon to 3 p.m., Thursday, at the Miller Funeral Home, 6357 State Rte. 30, Indian Lake. Graveside services will be in Cedar River Cemetery, Indian Lake. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Robert's memory may be directed to the Raquette Lake Fire Department or to the Frankfort Center Fire Department. To express your condolences to Robert's family, please visit: www.brewermillerfuneralhomes.com
Published in The Observer-Dispatch on Dec. 11, 2012