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Lynda Helene Gibbons

August 3, 1946 ~ September 11, 2017 (age 71)


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Lynda Helene Gibbons, 71, recent resident of Myrtle Beach, formerly of Lancaster, PA, passed away unexpectedly on September 11th, 2017.

Lynda was born on August 3rd, 1946 in Newark, New Jersey, a daughter to the late Edna and John Michatowski. She was preceded in death by her parents Edna and John Michatowski, as well as her former husband John (Buddy) Gibbons and longtime companion Peter Petrozzino.

In life, Lynda attended and graduated from Our Lady of Good Counsel High School in 1964. She was married to her first husband, Richard Sabatino Sr. from 1967 to 1977 where she had her only child Richard Jr. Lynda later married John "Buddy" Gibbons in 1979 until his passing in 1991. Lastly, Lynda and her high school sweet heart, Peter Petrozzino, rekindled their relationship in 2000 until his passing in 2016. She owned a successful travel agency from 1980 until 1989 and then worked as a hotel general manager from 1990 until her retirement in 2015.

Lynda is survived by her loving and devoted son, Richard Sabatino Jr., her sister Norma Salvanto, brother Richard Butler, step-daughter Kimbra, step-son Alan, 4 grandchildren,11 great-grandchildren, 7 nieces and nephews and her pet bunny, Casper.

Lynda's ashes will be scattered off of the coast of Seaside Heights, New Jersey on October 7th at 3:33 pm.

Further information may be obtained by calling her son Rich @ 717-869-1776

May she rest in peace.


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