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Richwood – Jeanne (Neuser) Gibbons, 91, of Richwood, NJ passed away on Tuesday March 10, 2020 at Inspira Medical Center in Mullica Hill NJ, with beloved family by her side.

She was born on 2/26/29 as she would always tell everyone when asked in Hillsdale, NJ.  She was the only child of Reginald V. Neuser and Lenore (Scholem) Neuser. Jeanne grew up in Hillsdale & Westwood NJ.  Upon graduation from High School and preparing to attend college Jeanne decided at the last moment to take a job at Cue, a weekly magazine that covered the theater and arts events in NYC.  At 18 she rode the bus into the city and walked, in high heels, many blocks to and from work each day.

Growing up Jeanne spent time visiting with her maternal grandparents in NYC & paternal family in Pearl River.  

During her time working in NYC, Jeanne met her future husband John Joseph Gibbons of Port Jervis, NY through a mutual friend.  As Jane Proctor, her future sister in law said, Jeanne was the “City Girl” as she arrived by train to meet her future family. Jeanne & John were married on February 14, 1953, and settled into life as newlyweds in Woodbury, NJ.  After that they moved to Hopewell, NJ and then settled into East Brunswick, NJ where they began to raise their family. During this time Jeanne worked for Gibbons Construction Company as the Office Manager. With her growing family Jeanne enjoyed vacationing on Long Island, NY & Cape Cod, MA.  Jeanne enjoyed boating vacations as far north as Maine with their Boat Club. In 1975, the family moved to Gilford, NY where they had a horse farm, and she worked at the Veteran’s Home in Oxford. In 1983, the family moved back to Southern NJ as both Jeanne and her husband worked for Hill International in Willingboro, NJ.  After working at Hill International Jeanne spent over 10 years working for J&J Snack Foods in Pennsauken before moving on to Woodbury TLC Ambulance Company from where she would finally retire. In 1986 Jeanne and John would purchase their home in the Richwood section of Harrison Township where she would remain the rest of her life.

Jeanne’s main passion were spending time with her family.  She was the ultimate athlete mom from football to horse shows to being a Cheerleading Coach.  She also enjoyed her many trips to The Citadel in Charleston, SC. She enjoyed going to horse shows over a 40-year span.  She was a “horse show mom” traveling as far as Kentucky to Vermont and everywhere in between. She especially loved her “pony” Atta-Boy.  Horse shows started as adventure with her children and eventually with her grandchildren Donald with Atta-Boy and Samantha with Willow. Besides horse shows, Jeanne’s other great love was boating with her Husband. They traveled extensively in the Chesapeake Bay with family and great friends for many years.  Jeanne was a big sports fan. She loved her NY Giants, Golf, Tennis and College Basketball, always participating in March Madness. Jeanne was a big animal lover. Over the many years of her life she has had dogs, cats, turtles, goats and even a pet turkey. Her favorites were always her Boxers.

Over the years Jeanne was known as “Mom Gibbons” as she opened her home to many kids.  Starting with Margie the groom, to Jennifer, Bob, Frank, Terry, Kurt and Debbie, and others. There was never not a place in her home for someone that wanted or needed a place to stay.

Jeanne was predeceased by her parents, her husband John her son John III.

Jeanne is survived by children Kathleen (Jerry) Pasquariello of Ewan, NJ, Mark (Anita) Gibbons of Occoee, FL & Kevin (Cherie) Gibbons of Richwood, NJ.  She is also survived by her grandchildren Donald and Samantha Pasquariello, NJ, Kristen (Jim) Fandozzi, Fl, and Matthew Gibbons, Fl and 2 great granddaughters Kayla and Isabella, FL, along with 2 sisters in law Jane Proctor, NJ and Joan, CA, along with 2 nieces and 2 nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12 Noon, with a viewing from 10:30-11:30 am at The Catholic Community of the Holy Spirit (Holy Name of Jesus) Church, 17 Earlington Ave., Mullica Hill, NJ 08062 on Monday, March 16, 2020, burial to follow in the church Cemetery.

Memorial donations can be made in her honor to two of her favorite charities, Wounded Warriors or The Arbor Day Foundation.







Posted by Jennifer Subarevic on March 16, 2020
My “Grandma Jeanne” opened her home, her family and her heart to me. I am forever grateful for the love she freely gave to me. The strength I have today to stand alone came from her guidance! I will miss her dearly but i know she now sits with God (and my dad). She was an angel on earth and is now a saint in heaven!
Posted by Terry Marks on March 16, 2020
Many good memories at John & Jean's home in Guilford. Lots of laughs and good times.  Keeping your family close in thought and prayer as you move through the days and weeks ahead. You have all been blessed with lots of great memories. 
Posted by Ron Wilkinson on March 15, 2020
My life was blessed to have been influenced by two beautiful women, who over many decades were best friends, my own Mom and Mom Gibbons.
Our two families met in the early 60's, boating, boat club and cruising countless days and weeks on Proteus and Flying Dollar.
I have photos of both my Moms at my boot camp graduation in Cape May (mid 60's).
If you were lucky enough as a kid to cross paths with Mom Gibbons, she loved you as if you were her own, including the discipline. If you were one of her kids you were that forever, no matter how old you were.
Just so many memories come rushing in at this time of reflection. 
The fun we had at the horse farm and Mom's patience teaching my sister to ride (properly). Occasionally a horse show and just hanging out.
Celebrating your 90th birthday together is one of those memories you tuck away in that special place inside you. Feeling your loving hugs, holding hands, just being with you again was priceless.
Mom, you will always live in my heart.
Miss you, Love You - Till we meet again - One of your "kids"
Ronnie
Posted by Dianne Somers on March 14, 2020
Prayers for all.

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Posted by Jennifer Subarevic on March 16, 2020
My “Grandma Jeanne” opened her home, her family and her heart to me. I am forever grateful for the love she freely gave to me. The strength I have today to stand alone came from her guidance! I will miss her dearly but i know she now sits with God (and my dad). She was an angel on earth and is now a saint in heaven!
Posted by Terry Marks on March 16, 2020
Many good memories at John & Jean's home in Guilford. Lots of laughs and good times.  Keeping your family close in thought and prayer as you move through the days and weeks ahead. You have all been blessed with lots of great memories. 
Posted by Ron Wilkinson on March 15, 2020
My life was blessed to have been influenced by two beautiful women, who over many decades were best friends, my own Mom and Mom Gibbons.
Our two families met in the early 60's, boating, boat club and cruising countless days and weeks on Proteus and Flying Dollar.
I have photos of both my Moms at my boot camp graduation in Cape May (mid 60's).
If you were lucky enough as a kid to cross paths with Mom Gibbons, she loved you as if you were her own, including the discipline. If you were one of her kids you were that forever, no matter how old you were.
Just so many memories come rushing in at this time of reflection. 
The fun we had at the horse farm and Mom's patience teaching my sister to ride (properly). Occasionally a horse show and just hanging out.
Celebrating your 90th birthday together is one of those memories you tuck away in that special place inside you. Feeling your loving hugs, holding hands, just being with you again was priceless.
Mom, you will always live in my heart.
Miss you, Love You - Till we meet again - One of your "kids"
Ronnie
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