BELMONT — Marion E. Gibbs, 93, of 27 River Street #5, died at the Lakes Region General Hospital on Tuesday, October 1, 2013.
Mrs. Gibbs was born April 28, 1920 in Saugus, Mass., the daughter of the late George W. and Pearl (Townsend) Smith. She resided in Saugus, Mass. for many years and was a member of the Saugus Congregational Church. In 1972, she moved to Laconia.
Survivors include two sons, Bruce E. Gibbs and his wife, Maggie, of Belmont and Alan G. Gibbs and his wife, Anna, of Concord; two daughters, Virginia E. Adams and her husband, George, of Barrington and Linda J. Chartier of Laconia; 13 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; and several nephews and nieces. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Gibbs was predeceased by her husband of 58 years, Ralph E. Gibbs, in 1998 and her brother Chester Parker of Bridgton, Maine.
She enjoyed painting, making handmade cards, camping, and needlework and truly loved her arts and crafts.
Marion treasured all the special moments with her family and she had a smile for everyone. She touched many people's hearts with her warm and welcoming demeanor.
There will be no calling hours.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 1 p.m.at the 1st Congregational Church 301 Pembroke Street Pembroke, N.H. 03275.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Lakes Region Scholarship Foundation P.O. Box 7312 Gilford, N.H.03247-7312 or the First Congregational Church 301 Pembroke Street Pembroke, N.H. 03275.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.