John E. GibbonsJuly 31, 1944 ~ March 12, 2017 (age 72)
John E. Gibbons, 72, of Framingham, died Sunday, March 12, 2017 after a long illness. Born in Lowell, he was the son of the late Thomas & Helen (Honen) Gibbons.
John was a graduate of Marian High School, and a 1968 graduate of the Citadel where he majored in political science. He served with the Military Police Corps for 2 years in Vietnam, was honorably discharged, and later served with the MA Army National Guard.
He is survived by his daughter, Rachel Gibbons of Hampton, NH, 3 grandchildren, his brother, Thomas M. Sr. & his wife Jacqueline of Franklin, and many nieces, nephews, & cousins.
Family and friends will honor and remember John’s life by gathering for visiting hours at the McCarthy, McKinney & Lawler Funeral Home, 11 Lincoln St., Framingham on Thursday, March 16th from 4-8 P.M. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday morning in St. Stephen’s Church, 221 Concord St., at 10 o’clock. Interment will follow in St. Stephen’s Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made in John’s name to: Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Boston, 51 Sleeper Street, Boston, MA 02210, www.ccab.org.
Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Boston
51 Sleeper Street, Boston MA 02210