Worcester- Suzanne Hamel Gibbons, 85, died peacefully on December 4, 2018, at Christopher House after years of excellent care there. She was a daughter of Wilfred and Aurida LaCroix Hamel of Worcester, sister of the late Lucille Hamel Kuehnle and widow of the late Donald Gibbons. Susie was a graduate of the former Commerce High School and was a big fan of the Boston Red Sox, lobster rolls and the Democratic Party.
She is survived by her sister, Virginia Hamel Stringer of Norfolk, Virginia and four nieces - Cynthia, Stephanie, Amy and Sarah. Susie was especially close to Stephanie who provided loving support and guidance for her well-being. All will remember Susie’s sunny and uncomplaining disposition, despite the challenges in her life.
The family wishes to thank Christopher House, JHC Hospice, Paula Cooney and Megan Cooney Doherty for their special help. Burial will be private. Donations may be sent to Christopher House Activities Fund, 10 Mary Scano Drive, Worcester, MA 01605 or Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy, 430 W. Erie, Suite 210, Chicago, IL 60654 (cureepilepsy.org). The Shaw-Majercik Funeral Home, 48 School St., Webster, MA has been entrusted with her arrangements. A guest book is available at www.shaw-majercik.com where you may post a condolence or light a candle.