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Obituary for Ronald W. Gibson Sr.

Ronald W.  Gibson Sr.
Ronald W. Gibson, Sr., 80, husband of the late Trudy (Buchanan) Gibson, passed away peacefully at his home in Pawcatuck on Tuesday September 18, 2018.

Born in Westerly he was the son of the late Archibald and Eleanor Gibson. Ron had been employed for many years as a Planner at Electric Boat General Dynamics in Groton. He had also been employed at Quality Coils in Pawcatuck. He had been a longtime volunteer and Manager at the Pawcatuck Little League for over 35 years and was a communicant of St. Michael Church. Mr. Gibson had also honorably served his country with the US Army as a member of the 82nd Airborne Division. Most important to him was spending time with his family.

Ronald is survived by 5 children, Barbara Scott of Richmond, RI, Rhonda Jackson of Norwich, CT, Kathy Ferrigno of Ashaway, RI, Ron Gibson of Rocky Hill, CT, and Greg Gibson of Sweden. He also leaves his brother Robert Gibson of Vestal, NY, 8 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Ron was predeceased by 2 brothers Archie and Vern Gibson.

Visiting hours will be held in Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home, 59 Spruce Street, Westerly on Sunday from 3-5 pm. Funeral Liturgy will be in St. Mary Church 95 Main Street Stonington, CT on Monday at 10 am. Burial with full military honors will follow in St. Michael Cemetery in Pawcatuck. In lieu of flowers the Gibson family requests donations be made to the St. Michael Capital Campaign or the American Heart Association in Ron’s memory.
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