James M. “Gibby” Gibbons, age 65, of Ross Twp., formerly of Duquesne, passed away on December 23, 2021. Born in McKeesport on July 18, 1956, he was the son of the late William and Patricia (Cloonan) Gibbons. He was retired from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania-Department of Welfare, where he determined eligibility. He also worked for Mon-Yough Community Services, where he was a drug and alcohol counselor. He was a former member of Holy Name Church-Duquesne, loved all Pittsburgh sports, classic cars, car shows & cruises, and sports memorabilia. He proudly served his country in the Navy during the Vietnam War. He is the brother of Jo (Jack) Znavor of North Huntingdon, Mary (Jim) Bick of West Newton, Maggie (late “Cookie”) Chiponis of West Mifflin, Colleen (Tom) Washko of North Huntingdon, late Patricia (late William “Bill” Lutz) Gibbons, who died Nov. 7, 2021, and late William Gibbons. He is also survived by nieces and nephews who he enjoyed terrorizing. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 28, 2021, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 915 KENNEDY AVE., DUQUESNE, 15110, 412-466-3300, WILLIAM B. SCHLEIFER, SUPERVISOR, WILLIAM BRIAN SCHLEIFER, FUNERAL DIRECTOR, where a Funeral Service will be held at 8 p.m., with Rev. Thomas Lewandowski, officiating.
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