L. Joyce (Prouty) Nixon Gebo

Published on Tuesday, 1 August 2017 20:58


L. Joyce (Prouty) Nixon Gebo, 89, formerly of Townsend, Mass. died Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at the Apple Valley Center in Ayer.

Her first husband, Norman Nixon, died in 1997 and her second husband, Ernest Gebo, died in 2012.

Mrs. Gebo was born in Bristol Jan. 4, 1928, a daughter of the late Louis and Dorothy (Jones) Prouty.

She leaves two daughters, Pamela J. Rutherford of Pembroke, Mass. Leslie A. Nixon of Seaside, Calif.; a son, Paul J. Nixon and his wife, Heather, of West Townsend, Mass.; two step-children, Sharon Foltz and her husband, Kurt, of New Jersey, Sue Gebo and her husband, Joe, of Connecticut; a sister, Betty Lou Brickett of Connecticut; eight grandchildren, Sean, Heather, Matthew, Emily, Asa, Claire, Amanda and Michael; two great-grandchildren; and several nephews and nieces.

She was predeceased by a sister, Sylvia Pietrowicz.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 19, at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Cemetary and St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Bristol. Burial will follow. The T.J. Anderson and Son Funeral Home, 250 Main St., Townsend, MA is assisting the family with the funeral arrangements.

Posted in The Bristol Press, on Tuesday, 1 August 2017 20:58. Updated: Tuesday, 1 August 2017 21:01.