Nora "Libby" Gibson

April 17, 1925 - August 5, 2018
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Nora E. “Libby” Gibson, 93, a native of New Philadelphia, passed away Sunday, August 5, 2018 at Community Hospice Truman House in New Philadelphia following a six-month illness.

Born in Dover, she was the daughter of the late Walter G. and Nina Martin Findley. Libby was a 1943 graduate of New Philadelphia High S…

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Nora E. “Libby” Gibson, 93, a native of New Philadelphia, passed away Sunday, August 5, 2018 at Community Hospice Truman House in New Philadelphia following a six-month illness.

Born in Dover, she was the daughter of the late Walter G. and Nina Martin Findley. Libby was a 1943 graduate of New Philadelphia High School and also a 1947 graduate of Muskingum College and had formerly been employed by the Ohio Power Company in Zanesville, Ohio as a Home Economist. She was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church in New Philadelphia since 1948, having served as Elder, Deacon, Trustee, Sunday School Teacher and Moderator of Presbyterian Women. Libby was also a member of College Club of Tuscarawas County, New Philadelphia Women’s Club and had formerly volunteered with Share-a-Christmas and Dress-a-Child.

In addition to her parents, Libby was preceded in death by her husband, Charles A. Gibson. Surviving are a daughter, Betsy (Jim) Pringle of Dover; a son, Charles F. (Valerie) Gibson of Wooster; six grandchildren, Matthew (Tatjana) Berens, Alison Berens, Aaron (Jen) Gibson, Sarah (Brent) Nieuwenhuis, Daniel (Rachel) Gibson, Laura Gibson, Josh Pringle and Seth (Tara) Pringle; and ten great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 12 noon in the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home at New Philadelphia with Rev. Greg Linville officiating. Burial will be in East Avenue Cemetery at New Philadelphia. Visitation will be held Saturday from 11 AM to 12 noon in the funeral home.

It was Libby’s wish that memorial contributions be made to either the First Presbyterian Church, 217 East High Avenue, New Philadelphia, OH 44663, the Tuscarawas County Humane Society, 1432 Tall Timber Rd. NE, New Philadelphia, OH 44663, or Community Hospice, 716 Commercial Avenue SW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663.

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Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, August 11, 2018

Time: 11:00 am

End Time: 12:00 pm

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

Address:

116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

Service Information

Date: Saturday, August 11, 2018

Time: 12:00 pm

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

Address:

116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, August 11, 2018

East Avenue Cemetery

Address:

1520 Delaware Drive SE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

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Reception Information

Date: Saturday, August 11, 2018

Geib Family Center

Address:

116 2nd Street NE, New Philadelphia, OH, 44663

Donation Information

First Presbyterian Church

217 East High Avenue
New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663

Tuscarawas County Humane Society

Phone: 330-343-6060

1432 Tall Timber Road NE
New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663
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Community Hospice

716 Commercial Ave. SW
New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663
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Born: April 17, 1925
Died: August 5, 2018

Condolences for Nora “Libby” Gibson

Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

On behalf of the Geib Family and Staff, we offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We are honored to have been called upon to serve your family.

 

Suzanne Warner Tuscarawas College Club President posted on 8/8/18

On behalf of the College Club of Tuscarawas College Club we off our most sincere sympathy in the death of your mother. Libby was and an active then and honorary member of this club for many years.

 

Carol and Ken Huprich posted on 8/7/18

Betsy, so sorry to read about your mother's passing. May your memories bring you comfort.

 

Brenda Beal posted on 8/7/18

I am going to miss her so much I was her housekeeper at ccrc and alwas was looking forward to seeing her she always talked about her family and grandchildren .she will be missed

 

Karen (Beitzel) Welch posted on 8/7/18

So sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. I remember when my Mom was living and your Mom, my Mom (Connie McIntosh Beitzel) and Margaret Jenkins were friends. Always laughing about things and going to lunch. Your Mom was a lovely and caring person!

 

Melissa Hardesty posted on 8/6/18

Libby, You will be missed dearly. I truly enjoyed seeing you every week. Sending thoughts & prayers to the family.

 

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