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PRE-PLANNING; IT’S SO MUCH EASIER IF YOUR LOVED ONE TELLS YOU THEIR WISHES 

Kathie Warta and her family were with their mom. They knew she had a good life and she was surrounded by people who loved her dearly. So dearly, Kathie has a bit of regret that they did not discuss what her mom would have wanted. She wanted to do everything her faithful mom would have… Continue reading PRE-PLANNING; IT’S SO MUCH EASIER IF YOUR LOVED ONE TELLS YOU THEIR WISHES 

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ONCE A MARINE, YOU LIVE AND DIE A MARINE. MY DAD DIED AS A VERY PROUD MARINE 

Mr. Murphy had been a Veteran for 50 years by the time he passed away at age 74. Like many veterans, he didn’t talk often about his service, but often did share how proud he was of serving his country. His time in the US Marine Corps earned him the benefits every Veteran is entitled… Continue reading ONCE A MARINE, YOU LIVE AND DIE A MARINE. MY DAD DIED AS A VERY PROUD MARINE 

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Remembering the First Responders; our Heroes 

There’s a very good reason the families of Police Officers, Firefighters, Municipal workers and the hard-working class of the northwest side of Chicago choose Gibbons Family Funeral Home to help them with their funeral arrangements more often than not. It feels right. The place. The people and the tradition of helping send our heroes home in a way that… Continue reading Remembering the First Responders; our Heroes 

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When you need our home, it is your home.

For most people answering their door or their phone, they usually say “Hello”. Michael Gibbons experience was to say “Gibbons Family Funeral Home, How may we help you?” You see, for him, the Funeral Home was his home, where he lived above the chapel where families were welcomed to share the Gibbons Family Home.  Michael’s… Continue reading When you need our home, it is your home.

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“Since 1935, the Gibbons Family has been taking care of your family”

Since 1935 the Gibbons Family has been there for our families in Chicago. Chicago became the destination for so many of the Irish Families arriving in America. When Grandpa Gibbons established the first location on the west-side of Chicago, it was a generations long commitment that the Gibbons Family would be comforting families for many… Continue reading “Since 1935, the Gibbons Family has been taking care of your family”

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OUR PRECAUTIONS WITH THE COVID-19 CORONAVIRUS

Dear Family and Friends,With the heightened awareness and concern over the COVID-19 Coronavirus, we have taken additional steps to preventits spread at Gibbons Family Funeral Home. We realize how important the visitation, memorial and funeral services are tofamilies and those who wish to comfort families, celebrate life and pay final respects. We have taken as… Continue reading OUR PRECAUTIONS WITH THE COVID-19 CORONAVIRUS

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Technology Has a Place in Assisting Families

Sometimes age old traditions seem at odds with technology. When it comes to funeral arrangements and visitations, the Gibbons Family has added technology to make things a little easier for families who place their trust and confidence in us with their loved ones.   When you visit our chapel for a visitation, electronic screens with… Continue reading Technology Has a Place in Assisting Families

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“You come home to us, we’ll take good care of you”.

Since 1935 there has been a Gibbons Family Presence in Chicago. Chicago was the welcoming port for so many of the Irish Families who came to America. When Grandpa Gibbons established the first location on the west side of Chicago, there was no doubt that the Gibbons Family would be comforting families for generations to… Continue reading “You come home to us, we’ll take good care of you”.