August 1, 1943 ~ February 21, 2017
Mildred P. 'Millie' Gibson, age 73, of Woodbridge, passed away suddenly on February 21, 2017 at Yale New Haven Hospital. Millie, as she was affectionately known, was born in Baltimore, Maryland on August 1, 1943, the younger daughter of the late Edwin & Mildred (Nagengast) Panetti. Millie is survived by her husband David P. Gibson, D.D.S; her daughter Melissa Gibson of Branford; her son Gregory Gibson & his wife Cheri of North Haven; granddaughters Emily & Amy Gibson, and her sister Joan Panetti of New Haven. A graduate of the University of Bridgeport, she was a registered nurse and worked at St. Luke's Hospital in New York City. Millie was a devoted mother and grandmother and a cherished friend to many. Millie enjoyed sailing, skiing, gardening, and traveling with her family. She was a member and past president of the New Haven Chorale and the Friends of the Woodbridge Library. Millie was also a past member of the Junior League of Greater New Haven. She was an avid gardener and talented tennis player. Millie also enjoyed attending musical performances and singing with the New Haven Chorale. Friends are invited to attend her Memorial Service on Saturday, March 18th, 2017 at 11:00 AM in the First Church of Christ, 5 Meetinghouse Lane, Woodbridge. Millie's interment was private. Contributions in her memory may be made to the New Haven Chorale, the Community Foundation of Greater New Haven or the First Church of Christ in Woodbridge. Arrangements are in care of BEECHER & BENNETT FUNERAL HOME, 2300 Whitney Ave, Hamden.