James P. Gibbons, 89 formerly of the Town of Hull died Monday June 27, 2011 in Melrose IL.
Born: January 26, 1922 in Oak Park IL. Son of the late James & Mary (Lyons) Gibbons.
He was a corporal in the Army Air Corp during WWII.
His marriage to Gertrude Zeblis took place on August 19, 1944 in Savannah Georgia. James worked for Mead Container Corporation as an Electrician, after he retired, the couple moved to Stevens Point in 1986. His wife Gertrude of 62 years died on December 31, 2006.
James lived at Belmont Village Assisted Living of Oak Park Il., from February of 2008 until time the present time. He enjoyed fishing and his retirement in Stevens Point.
Survivors include his children, Kathryn (Olen) Cragg of Western Springs, Il. and Jim Gibbons of Stevens Point. Also survived by brother in law, John (Mary Jane) Mack of Issaquah, WA. and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by sisters, Mary Gibbons, Rita (Edward) Cassidy and Kay (Vince) DiCarlo. Brothers, Thomas (Patricia) Gibbons and John (Joan) Gibbons.
Funeral Mass, 10:30am Friday July 1, 2011 at St. Casimir Catholic Church Town of Hull. Rev Arul Joseph V. officiating. Burial will follow in the Parish Cemetery. Visitation on Friday from 9:00am until time of service at the church. Pisarski/Dzikoski Funeral Home Stevens Point is assisting the family with arrangements. For online condolences please visit www.pisarskifuneralhome.com