Marie Settle Gibbons
Published 10:04 am, Friday, January 7, 2011
Born on March 25, 1918 in Weehawken, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Estelle Gove and Oswald D. Settle of Short Hills, N.J. Gibbons was a 1936 graduate of Virginia Intermont College. She had been a Norwalk resident most of her life, having moved to Stratford in 1988.
Gibbons was a longtime volunteer at the Treasure House in Norwalk and was a member of the Woman's Board of the Norwalk Hospital and of the Shore and Country Club. In more recent years, she was actively involved in Chapter V of The Philanthropic Educational Organization.
Her survivors include three sons: James and his wife Sharon of Wilmington, N.C., Richard and his wife Linda of Fairfield, and John and his wife Vicki of Raleigh, N.C.; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 5 at Grace Lutheran Church, 150 Chapel Street in Stratford. There will be no calling hours.
In lieu of flowers and in gratitude to the doctors and nurses of Richardson 10 of the Bridgeport Hospital, memorial contributions may be made to The Bridgeport Hospital Foundation, 267 Grant Street in Bridgeport, CT 06610 or online at www.bridgeporthospital.org/foundation; or to The P.E.O. Foundation-Fund #7552, 3700 Grand Avenue in Des Moines, Iowa 50312.
For information or to sign an online guest register, visit www.spearmillerfuneralhome.com.