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Angela Maria Gibson

08/22/1940
07/01/2019

Angela Maria (Milito) Gibson, “Angie” age 78, of Grand Rapids Michigan, succumbed to Alzheimer’s Disease in the embrace of her loving family on July 1, 2019. She was preceded in death by her parents Joseph and Rose (Ranazzi) Milito. She is survived by her husband John “Jack” of 53 years; three daughters:  Joan, Jennifer, Catherine (Jonathan) Broh, and grandson Avery; 5 brothers and sisters: Vincent (late Constance) Milito, Mary Jo (Tom) Galetto, Bernadine (Edmund) Karas, Larry (Mary) Milito, Joseph (Deborah) Milito; and many nieces, nephews and friends.  Angie was born in Grand Rapids Michigan on August 22, 1940, attended St. Francis Xavier School, Catholic Central High School (’58) and attained a Practical Nursing certification from Grand Rapids Junior College (’59). She worked as an LPN in surgery before dedicating her life to her family, volunteering and working with Jack in his accounting business.   Angie enjoyed spending time outdoors gardening, skiing and traveling with her family.  As a devout Catholic, she was always giving of her kindness and faith.  At St. Robert of Newminster Parish she was an avid volunteer on the Christian Services Committee including its annual Senior Citizens Picnic and blood drives.  Her love for skiing and gardening manifested in volunteering on the National Ski Patrol at Cannonsburg Ski Area and at Frederik Meijer Gardens.  A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at St Robert’s of Newminster Parish, 6477 Ada Dr SE in Ada, Michigan at 11am on Friday July 12th, 2019. Family will receive visitors at 10am prior to the Mass. Burial will take place at Woodlawn Cemetery.  The family is grateful to the staff at Yorkshire Manor and Spectrum Health Hospice for their heartfelt care and friendship.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Angie’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association,225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601  or Baruch Senior Ministries, 3196 Kraft Ave SE #203, Grand Rapids, MI  49512 in care of Yorkshire Manor.  We are comforted in knowing that Angie is Angie again and that she will forever remember those who love her.

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