May 4, 1930 - April 22, 2021 Mary Frances Bowen Gibbs died April 22, 2021, in her home. Born in Orange, CA, Mary was graduated from Immaculate Heart High School in Los Angeles and attended UCLA. With her husband, Mickey Gibbs, Mary was an active member of the Larchmont community and St. Brendan's parish. Following her husband's death in 1980, Mary moved to San Diego. Mary became a parishioner of Saint Margaret's in Oceanside, faithfully attending Latin Mass. She will be remembered as a devoted friend, sister, daughter, spouse and mother.Preceded in death by husband Michael Edward Gibbs, parents Dorothy and Thomas Bowen, and brother Tom Bowen, Mary is survived by children Michael Gibbs, Dr. Mary Gibbs (Reeves), Kathleen Hawkes, Therese Gibbs (Shook), Colleen Gibbs (Zegarra) and Patrick Gibbs; her sisters, Elizabeth Sorrels, Dorothy St. Amour, Kathleen Van Sant-Fisher, and Colleen Whiat; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.She is interred with her husband at Holy Cross Cemetery in Los Angeles.Donations in her name may be made to St. Thomas Aquinas College, where Mary was a founding patron.
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Published by Los Angeles Times from Jun. 11 to Jun. 13, 2021.