HURLEY-Elizabeth "Betty" J. Gibbons, 87, of Hurley died Wednesday morning Jan. 13, 2021 at HealthAlliance Hospital, Broadway Campus. Born Feb. 24, 1933 in Bronx, New York she was a daughter of the late John J. and Anna V.(Duff) Gibbons. Betty graduated from New Paltz High School. She was employed by IBM as an executive secretary, and was a member of the Ulster County Ladies AOH and the Kevin Barry Irish Club. Betty loved everything Irish, as well as traveling, taking photographs, sewing and gardening. Betty is survived by her sister, Anne Marie Gibbons; her brothers, Christopher Gibbons, Eugene Gibbons and Lawrence Gibbons. She was delighted by her 26 nieces and nephews and many grand nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brothers, Joseph Gibbons, James Gibbons and John C. Gibbons and sadly, on the same day Betty passed away, her sister, Kathleen Washington also passed away. Funeral arrangements are under the guidance of the Joseph V. Leahy Funeral Home, Inc., 27 Smith Avenue, Kingston. www.jvleahyfh.com
Visitation will be held at the funeral home for both Betty and Kathleen on Tuesday, Jan. 19th from 4 to 6 p.m. A funeral procession will form 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Masks are required and social distancing may limit the capacity of the funeral home and church. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for both sisters at 11 a.m. at Saint Joseph's Church. Burial will be together in Saint Mary's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Catholic Charities, 6 Adams Street, Kingston, N.Y. 12401. http://www.lastingmemories.com/elizabeth-j-gibbons
Published by the Daily Freeman from Jan. 16 to Jan. 19, 2021.