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Publication: Globe and Mail, The
Issue: 21 January 2010, page R12
Title: GIBSON, Margaret (Death Notice)
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GIBSON, Margaret (nee Chase)
(1905 ? 2010)
Retired Grimsby and Simcoe High School teacher
After a brief illness at home in Grimsby, Ontario, on Tuesday, January 19, 2010. Margaret Chase Gibson, wife of the late Robert Gibson (1987) and mother of Robert Chase Gibson of Grimsby, Ontario. The daughter of Oscar Alonzo Chase and Cora Mima Brown of Sparta, Ontario.
She attended Aylmer High School and entered the University of Western Ontario with the Class of 1928, the first class to graduate from the new buildings. Teacher in Grimsby High School (1930 ? 1933 and 1960 ? 1971) and Simcoe High School (1933 ? 1942). Served with the Royal Canadian Air Force from 1942 to 1946 and was part of the unit repatriating R.C.A.F. war brides at the war's end. Author of The Life and Times of Grimsby High School: 1857 ? 1969. Active in the Grimsby Historical Society and Trinity United Church and other community organizations in Grimsby.
Friends are invited to call at the Stonehouse-Whitcomb Funeral Home, 11 Mountain Street, Grimsby (905-945-2755) on Friday, from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m.. The service will be conducted on Saturday, January 23, 2010 at 11 a.m. from Trinity United Church, 100 Main Street West, Grimsby by the Reverend Marilyn Leuty. Cremation has taken place. Those wishing to express their sympathy may do so by making a donation to either the West Lincoln Memorial Hospital Foundation, 167 Main Street East, Grimsby L3M 1P2 or the Grimsby Historical Society, P.O. Box 294, Grimsby L3M 4G5.