Life Story for
Gazella, Jacqueline nee Gibson on March 1, 2017 in New York City following a long Illness. She was born in 1944 in Youngstown, OH, the daughter of John M. and Margie Nehls Gibson. She graduated from Hubbard High School in 1962 and Trumbull Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in 1965. She received a bachelor’s degree from Hunter College and master’s degree from New York University, both in New York City. Her career as a registered nurse spanned 30 years, concentrating in the areas of obstetrics, childbirth preparation, infertility, and later as a research co-ordinator and medical database manager. She was a contributing editor of BABY TALK magazine. An avid reader, she was a Life Member of the Bronte Society. She also enjoyed cooking and needlework and was passionate about recording her family’s history and genealogy. She was a member of the Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York City.
She leaves her husband Joseph B. Gazella, whom she married on June 14, 1975; her daughter, Mary Christine Gazella Giosia(husband Gabriel); her grandson Ted Giosia and many cousins, nursing school classmates, and friends.
Calling Hours at Redden’s Funeral Home,325 West 14th Street NYC on Wednesday March 8, 2017 2-4 & 7-9 PM with private interment in Kensico Cemetery
Memorial Service Friday March 10, 2017 11:00 AM Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church 7 West 55th St. New York City with reception to follow.
The family requests that material tributes take the form of donations to a cat rescue or a cat spay/neuter program, or to the Margie Nehls Gibson Memorial Book Collection at the Hubbard Public Library, 436 West Liberty St. Hubbard, OH 44425