Robert L. Gibbons, 90, of Woodbridge, beloved husband of Ruth Carrano Gibbons for 59 years passed away Oct. 7, 2011. Loving father of Cynthia Gibbons and Jacqueline Gibbons both of Woodbridge, brother of Dorothy Davis of Anoka, MN. Robert was born in Independence, IA, Aug. 19, 1921, the son of the late George R. and Veta Downs Gibbons and proudly served in the US Army during WW II in Alaska, England and Germany. He was a self employed landscaper and was a founding member and former President of the CT Groundskeepers Association. A Woodbridge resident since 1958, he attended Our Lady of the Assumption Church and was a lifetime member of the VFW. Friends may call on Monday, Oct. 10 from 5-8 PM at BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 WHITNEY AVE., HAMDEN. Mass of Christian Burial in Our Lady of the Assumption Church, Center Rd., Woodbridge, Tuesday, Oct. 11 at 10 AM. Interment with Military Honors in North West Cemetery in Woodbridge. Contributions in his memory may be sent to The Masonic Charity Foundation of CT in recognition of the excellent care provided to Robert by the ACU Hospice staff at Masonicare Health Center, Masonic Charity Foundation P.O. Box 70, Wallingford, CT 06492.

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  1. Dear Cindy & Jackie and Ruth So sorry to hear about your Dad/husband. Please accept our deepest sympathy.Sometimes it seems like we will go on forever but God needed him. Love to your family, Love,Jean & Ernie

  2. Dear Mrs. Gibbons, Jackie and Cindy, I am so very sorry for your loss. Knowing Jackie and Cindy for so many years I know what a special man Robert was to all of you. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this difficult time.

  3. Mrs. Gibbons, Jackie and Cindy, I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers througout this very difficult time.

  4. Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this very difficult time.

  5. Dear Ruth, Cindy and Jackie – So sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. He was such a nice man. I have many fond memories of summers at your house and spending time at the pool. God bless…Love Lisa, Rick and Melissa

  6. Dear Ruth, Cindy and Jackie, Just wanted to send my love and condolences. He couldn’t have received better care or more love than you all provided during his illness. Please know you are all in my thoughts and prayers. Valerie

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