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Jane Herchenrider Gibson

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Jane Herchenrider Gibson

Age 86, passed away peacefully on July 16, 2012.

"Janie" was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and settled in Wilmington with her husband Muscoe M. Gibson II over forty years ago where they raised the last of their three children.

During her lifetime, Jane devoted herself to her family. She was a vivacious "people person" through and through, and enjoyed her time spent working at Wanamaker's as a "Fitter" in the women's department for more than 25 years. She was an avid entertainer of friends and family, liked a good game of bridge, as well as hunting for antiques & bargains.

Muscoe, Jane's husband of 59 years, died in 2005. She is survived by her loving children, Muscoe M. Gibson III, Deborah Brown, and Donna Player; her three adoring grandchildren, Scott Gibson and David and Nicole Player, as well as her extended family, including dear friends and neighbors.

Memorial services will be held, Monday July 23rd, 11:00 AM at St David's Episcopal Parish, 2320 Grubb Rd, Wilmington, DE 19810. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests any gifts be made to St. David's Episcopal Parish at the above address, the , PO Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011, and Compassionate Care Hospice, 702-B Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19805.


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Published in The News Journal on July 22, 2012
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