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John Laurence Gibson

December 17, 2025 January 13, 2014
John Laurence Gibson
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John Laurence Gibson, age 88, of Oak Park; beloved husband of the late June Therese; loving father of Rev. John L. Jr., O.C.D., Rev. James M., C.R., Joan Marie "Nonie", Rev. Stephen G., Michael L., Jane F., Peter F.X., Collette M., Sr. Marietta "Rita" C., F.S.G.M., Rev. Thomas F., Mark J., Christina M., and Paul C. (Izaskun Artola) Gibson; cherished grandfather of Jacinta, Clara, Teresa, Usue and Pablo; dear brother of Justin (the late Virginia), Donald (Dorothy) and the late Louis, Grace Oakes, Virginia Bartholome, Dorothy Bremner, Patricia Nolan, Eugene and Lorraine Giroux; fond uncle, cousin and friend of many. Active for more than sixty years in liturgy, youth, parish council, education and family catechesis in the Church, as well as intelligence work, economic and environmental planning for the U.S. Govt. Patented inventor during his retirement years. Visitation Thursday 3 to 9 p.m. at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, 203 S. Marion St., Oak Park. Visitation Friday 10 a.m. until time of Mass 11 a.m. at St. Mary of the Angels Church, 1850 North Hermitage Ave., Chicago, IL. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, masses are preferred.


Friday, January 17 11 a.m.

St. Mary of the Angels 1850 N. Hermitage, Chicago


Thursday, January 16, 3 to 9 p.m. at funeral home Friday, January 17 , 10 to 11 a.m. at church

Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home (Thursday) St. Mary of the Angels (Friday)

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