Beatrice L. Gibson

Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | May 12, 2020

Beatrice L. Gibson, age 98, of McKeesport, died May 10, 2020, at home. Born April 21, 1922, in Pittsburgh, she was the daughter of the late Joseph B. and Violet H. (Grieser) Sherman, and the wife of the late James M. Gibson.

During World War II, she worked at Union Switch & Signal, then stayed at home raising her children and caring for her family. She loved bowling, bingo, and watching the Game Show Network, especially Family Feud. She is survived by sons, Dennis J. (Gayle L.) Gibson and Robert L. (Sheryl A.) Gibson, both of North Huntingdon; grandchildren, Scott K. Gibson, Steven R. Gibson, and Jessica A. Gibson; niece Donna Nichols Shaffer.  She is also survived by other nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by an infant son, James S. Gibson; sister, Violet M.Vactor; brothers, Joseph B. Sherman, Jr. and Byron J. Sherman. A visitation was held at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial took place at Mt. Vernon Cemetery. Condolences and memories may be shared at

Originally published May 12, 2020.

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