Thomas J. Gibbons

Date of Death: 
March 16th, 2018

Thomas J. Gibbons, Jr. retired Corporal of Philadelphia Highway Patrol and writer for the Philadelphia Inquirer, passed away on March 16, 2018, at the age of 73. He is survived by his wife of 47 yrs. Carol (nee Wenger); his daughter Carey Gibbons-Kelman (Eric); his 4 grand-children Isabella, Kellan, Jaiden, and Madden and his sister Miriam Mandell. He is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and family. Relatives and friends are invited to call Monday 5 to 8 P.M. and Tuesday 9 to 10:30 A.M. at GALZERANO FUNERAL HOME, 9304 OLD Bustleton Ave. (below Welsh Rd.). Funeral Mass Tuesday 11:30 A.M. Maternity BVM Church. Int private. In lieu of flowers, family would prefer donations to Philadelphia Police Foundation, which will go to the new purchase of a motorcycle for the Philadelphia Highway Patrol. Donations can be made at Philadelphia Police Found-ation P O Box 4358, Phila., Pa 19118 or at

Memories and Condolences

We're so sorry to hear of Tom's passing. Please accept our deepest and most sincere condolences. Robert & Janet Schied Lancaster, PA
Blessings on all of you.Tom was an outstanding man.Over the years I've read his great articles in our newspaper.And also proud to say that he and I had once shared the same profession of Police Officer.My heart goes out to all of you at this time of sorrow. Retired Police Officer Rose Ann Brennan..Former member of OCI

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