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ORONO - Bernice "Bunny" Gibbons, 91, went to dance with Jack, on September 24, 2014. She was born December 3, 1922 in Orono, the daughter of Walter S. and Mary E. (Martin) Lucas.

Bunny was a life time member of the Catholic Church. She was a member of the Daughters of Isabella for 67 years.

She is survived by a daughter, Penny Robichaud and husband, Gary of Orono; a son, Wally Gibbons and wife, Penny of Bangor; grandchildren, CPT Walter Gibbons III and wife, Lori of Georgia, Justin Gibbons and fiancé, Courtney of Bangor; great-grandchildren, Walter IV and Kaitlyn. Bunny was the oldest of 14 children and is survived by three brothers and four sisters. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Jack Gibbons in 1983, and by 4 brothers and 2 sisters.

A graveside funeral service will be held 11:30 a.m. Friday, September 26, at Riverside Cemetery, Bennoch Road, Orono, with the Very Rev. Wilfred "Bill" Labbe, officiating. The family invites relatives and friends to conversation and refreshments at the Holy Family Parish Hall, 429 Main Street, Old Town, following the service. Gifts in her memory may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children, C/O Anah Shrine Center, 586 Main Street, Bangor, ME 04401. A service of Brookings-Smith, Bangor.
Published on  September 26, 2014
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