, Salem, MA

January 5, 2013

Sarah J. (Gibely) Whitcomb, 65

Salem — Entered into rest January 4, 2013, at the age of 65 years.

Beloved wife of Lee M. Whitcomb; dear daughter of the late Yanto Robert and Jennie Rachel (Savy) Gibely; devoted mother of Jose A. Santana, Maria C. Santana, Rudolph N. Whitcomb, Sarah M. Whitcomb, Zonia J. Whitcomb, Jose R. Whitcomb and step-mother of Leanne Whitcomb and Craig M. Whitcomb; loving sister of Linda Rapparport, Joanne Smadar and the late Morris Alan Gibely; cherished grandmother of numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Also survived by many nieces and nephews who loved her dearly.

ARRANGEMENTS: Services at Stanetsky-Hymanson Memorial Chapel, 10 Vinnin Street, Salem, on Monday, January 7, at noon. Interment at Sons of Jacob Cemetery, Danvers. Memorial observance following the interment at the VFW # 1011, 7 Stevens St., Peabody. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in her memory may be made to the National Fibromyalgia Association, 2121 S. Towne Centre, Suite 300, Anaheim, CA 92806 or to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, 101A First Ave, Suite 6, Waltham, MA 02451. For online condolences, please visit