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Donald C. Gibbs Jr., Longtime Nurse and EMT; K of C #674

West Deptford  - passed away on February 15, 2024 at the age of 64. Predeceased by his wife of 41 years Karen Gibbs (Sbalcio); father Donald C. Gibbs, Sr., Survived by his cherished children, Brett (Julia) and Brittany Gibbs; devoted mother, Georgeanna Gibbs, dear sister Bridgett, Brenda (Steve) Erika (Dean), Nicole (Randy) and brother Kirk (Dawn). Loved by many cousins, nieces and nephews and in-laws. 

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Donald graduated from nursing school in 1985 and worked as a Registered nurse since 1986. Before that Don worked as an EMT for North Wildwood Beach Patrol and he also worked as a Respiratory Therapist. In 1986 he took a job as a Nurse at Kennedy Hospital and two years later he was promoted to the Manager at Kennedy’s ER. He also worked as Paramedic for Underwood Memorial Hospital. He continued working in the Medical Field up until his retirement. 

Throughout the years, Don had a lot of Hobbies, some of which included coaching both his kids sports teams. Whether he was a coach or fan, Don would never miss a game for either of his children. He enjoyed hanging with his friends at the Knights of Columbus, being as he was a 4th degree and active member of the Gloucester City Knights of Columbus Council # 674. Don enjoyed shooting pool and hanging with his friends at the Franklinville VFW. But above all things Don did, what he enjoyed to do the most was ride his motorcycle and spend his time with his buddies of the POW MIA MC. He served as the clubs Vice President and was lovingly known as U-Turn in the motorcycle community, a name which he loved and wore with pride. Every Christmas he loved playing Santa for all the children at St. John God school. 

Don will be remembered for not just one thing but for the multitude of hats he wore—he was a husband, a father, a son, a brother, and a friend to everyone he encountered and even though his ride here is over, he’ll now be riding that big orange trike in the sky with Karen on the backseat. 

Relatives, friends and brother Gloucester City Knights of Columbus are kindly invited to attend Doanld’s viewing on Wednesday, February 21, 2024 from 10 am to 11:45 am at Saint Mary’s R.C. Church: 426 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 12 Noon in the church. Honoring his wishes, cremation will follow Mass privately.

The family requests in lieu of flowers memorial donations in Donald’s memory to The National Kidney Foundation:  or ( Click Donate at the top right, Click Give Once and scroll down to Give in Honor or Memory. Condolences and Memories may be shared at under the obituary of Donald C. Gibbs, Jr.

Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries may be made through: McCann-Healey Funeral Home: Gloucester City. Ph: 856-456-1142