Ruth O. Gibbons

Ruth O. Gibbons, a dedicated and tireless nurse, died on September 14, 2012. Ruth had a long career at Eastern State Hospital. Ruth was predeceased by her husband, William Joseph Gibbons, Jr. Ruth was born and raised in Taylor, PA, but she called Williamsburg home. Ruth leaves her three children, Catherine Mapp, Helen Henrich, and Bill Gibbons. She leaves two son-in-laws, George Mapp and Mike Henrich, and one very devoted daughter-in-law, Laura Johnston Gibbons. Ruth had three grandsons, John Mapp, Joe Gibbons, and Michael Henrich married to Irene. Ruth leaves a great granddaughter, Lily Henrich. The family wants to thank Colonial Manor and Consulate Health Care for excellent care of their mother. Ruth desired a private burial in Arlington National Cemetery where she will rest with her husband. Online condolences may be registered at

Funeral Home

Bucktrout Funeral Home & Crematory
4124 Ironbound Road Williamsburg, VA 23188
(757) 229-3822

Published in Virginia Gazette from Sept. 18 to Oct. 17, 2012