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BEALS - Gilbert "Gibby" W. Alley , 46 , died unexpectedly on Aug. 25, 2014 at a Machias hospital. He was born on Oct. 8, 1967 in Bar Harbor the son of Winfred "Boson" Alley Sr and Hattie (Wallace) Alley.

Gibby was a very hard worker. He lobster fished for 16 years with Vinal Crowley, and eventually went out on his own. He loved to be out on the water ,fishing traps out of his outboard boat F/V Patricia Lynn. He worked in the winter building traps for Mark Alley. He enjoyed four wheeling , and camping with his friends and family. He especially enjoyed spoiling and playing with his beautiful grand baby Macie Jane.

He is survived by his beloved wife Zelma Alley ; a daughter ,his pride and joy, Patricia Stott and her husband Stephen ; a granddaughter, the love of his life Macie Jane ; his mother Hattie Alley ; brothers and special friends Winfred Alley Jr and wife Vicki , Marcus Alley and fiance April ; nieces Sara Alley and Kaitlyn Alley ; sister-in-law Irma Chandler and husband Scott ; special friends- Roland Frenette, Walter Howland , and Glenn Libby; in laws Ralph and Guyula Thompson ; a special aunt Dorothy Wallace and many other aunts, uncles, and cousins.

He was predeceased by his father Winfred "Boson" Alley Sr ; fraternal grandparents Riley and Elmira Alley , and maternal grandparents Gilbert and Zelma Wallace.

Friends may visit with the family from 2-3pm Thursday Aug. 28, 2014 at the Beals Advent Youth Center. Graveside services will follow at 3:30pm at the Great Wass Cemetery with Pastor David Davis officiating. Arrangements are in care of McClure Family Funeral Services, Machias. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.mcclurefamilyfuneral.com
Published on  August 27, 2014
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