Margaret R. Gibbons, RN, 81 of Fort Myers, FL passed away peacefully on January 28, 2013 after a long illness at Signature Health Care, Ft Myers. She was born in Astoria, NY on August 28, 1931 to the late William and Margaret (Haggerty) Roe. She was preceded in death by her husband John L. Gibbons.
Margaret was a registered nurse and after graduating from Dowling College took on the challenge of ‘Treatment Team Leader’ at Central Islip State Hospital in NY, where she worked for almost 35 years. She retired with her husband to The Landings in Ft. Myers in 1986.
She is survived by her children; Margaret (Robert) Trefny of London, England, David (Nancy) Gibbons of Fort Myers, FL, Barbara (Kevin) McKenna of Whitehall, PA and Nancy (Mark) Lewis of Nazareth PA, 7 grandchildren, Lauren, Leigh, Andrew, Casey, Jack, Lindsey, Mary and Michael, her brother, William “Bill” (Carol) Roe of Castleton, NY and her sister, Katherine “Kay” Gloris of Ft. Myers, FL.
Margaret will be buried in the family plot at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Castleton, NY at a later date.
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