Joan Mary (Masters) Gibson

January 12, 1940 ~ July 30, 2019 (age 79)


Joan M. Gibson, 79, of Tiffin, passed away on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at Bridge Hospice Care, Findlay.

She was born on January 12, 1940, in Hancock, Michigan to John and Irene (Laurin) Masters.  On June 27, 1959, she married Thomas “Red” Gibson and he survives in Tiffin.

Survivors also include her three children, Cindy (David) Miller of Tiffin, Thomas Gibson, II of Tiffin and Julie (Chris) Iler of Findlay; and five grandchildren; Matthew (Rachael) Miller of Findlay, Christian Miller of Tiffin, Megan Gibson of Columbus, Christopher Iler of Findlay and Nickolas Iler of Findlay.

She was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers; and a sister.

Joan graduated in 1958 from Hancock High School.  In addition to being a homemaker, she was employed for fifteen years at the Tiffin General Electric plant.  She enjoyed her card club, animals and also singing and playing the guitar.  Prior to her marriage, she was locally known as an amateur singer along with her only surviving brother, Ronnie.  She won her first talent show when she was only twelve years old and subsequently began to sing on the local radio frequently throughout her teen years.

Friends may visit with the family from 3-6:00 P.M. on Sunday, August 4, 2019 at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, 236 S. Washington St., Tiffin, Ohio 44883, (419) 447-2424. 

There will be no service and burial will be private.

Memorial contributions may be made to Bridge Hospice Care or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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August 4, 2019

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory
236 S. Washington St.
Tiffin, OH 44883

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