Barbara P. Gibson
Barbara (Pearl) Curran Gibson, age 96, peacefully passed away on Friday, December 30, 2016, at Brookdale Assisted Living, Orland Park, Illinois. Barbara was born June 6, 1920, in Chicago, Illinois to William and Anna Curran. She graduated from Lindblom High School in 1939 and was married to the late James H. Gibson, Sr. on October 31, 1942. She is survived by her two sons, James (Sue), William (Ruth); by grandchildren, James (Becky), Julie (Troy) Smith, Matthew (Shelly), Aaron (Kim), Jeremiah, Amber, David (Caroline), Ira, Robert (Barbi), Emily (David) Schissler, Erin (Bryan) Nemeth; and by 26 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her granddaughters, Bridgette (Gibson) Strain and Colleen Gibson; by great granddaughters, Faith and Isobel Schissler; and her brother Edward and sister-in-law Mary Curran. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to the Isobel Smiles Foundation, http://www.isobelsmiles.org/ or by mailing to Isobel Smiles, 27133 S. 80th Ave., Monee, IL 60449.
3:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. on Thursday, January 5, 2017
Lawn Funeral Home - Tinley Park