Nancy Jean Saunders Gibbons 1936~2021


Mrs. Nancy Jean Saunders Gibbons, 84, of Quentin, died Tuesday morning, May 4, 2021, at Spring Creek Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, Harrisburg.

Nancy Jean Saunders Gibbons
Nancy Jean Saunders Gibbons

She was the wife of the late John Patrick Gibbons, who preceded her in death on September 4, 2017.

Born September 28, 1936, in Chambersburg, she was a daughter of the late Roy and Mary Esther Saunders.

She graduated from Chambersburg High School in 1954. Following high school, Nancy graduated Maryland Medical Secretarial School, Hagerstown, and practiced in the field before having a family and becoming a homemaker.

She attended, with her husband, Sacred Heart of Jesus Roman Catholic Church, Cornwall. She and her husband offered their time volunteering with the church.

Surviving are her children, James P. Gibbons and wife Robin of Wellsville, Diane M. Mastellis and husband Stephen of Reading, John T. Gibbons of Quentin, and Andrew R. Gibbons and wife Tiffany of Lebanon; as well as her sister, Ruth Ann Jacobson of Dover; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Nancy will also be remembered by her loving caregiver and best friend, Diane Heckard.

The William F. Sellers Funeral Home, Chambersburg, is assisting the family the arrangements. There will not be calling at the funeral home.

Prayers will be offered graveside on Monday, May 10, 1 p.m., at Norland Cemetery, 2295 Philadelphia Avenue, Chambersburg. Rev. Richard J. Lyons of Corpus Christi Roman Catholic Church, Chambersburg, will offer prayers.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Gibbons name to Sacred Heart of Jesus Roman Catholic Church, 2596 Cornwall Rd, Cornwall, Pennsylvania 17016

Those wishing may offer condolences to the family at the funeral home’s website.


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