Gibbs, Evelyn

May 11th, 2011

Evelyn M. (Choate) Gibbs, age 82, of Wilmington, died peacefully on Wednesday, May 11, 2011, at the Life Care Center of Merrimack Valley in North Billerica following a lengthy illness.

Evelyn was born on October 26, 1928, in Medford, MA, she was the cherished daughter of the late Rolland and Hannah (Hyldburg) Choate, Evelyn grew up in Melrose and Malden, she was a graduate of Malden High School.

Prior to retiring, Evelyn was a book keeper at the H. P. Hood Company in Charlestown for many years.

Evelyn married the love of her life William L. Gibbs over 20 years ago, she and Bill had a wonderful life together, they loved to travel, go dancing, and to dinner, they truly enjoyed each others company.

In her spare time Evelyn enjoyed gardening, she loved flowers. She had a talent for knitting and made many beautiful Afghans and she was also an amateur artist who loved to draw.

Evelyn was also fond of animals, especially her dog Happy who she loved dearly.

Evelyn was the beloved wife of William L. Gibbs of Wilmington and is also survived by several cousins and dear friends.

Family and friends will gather for visitation at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington on Saturday, May 14th from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. immediately followed by a Funeral Home Service at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow in Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations in Evelyn’s name may be made to Life Care Center of Merrimack Valley, 80 Boston Road, Billerica, MA 01862.


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