Pittstown- Lori Ann (Susko) Gibbons, 57, of Cooksboro Road, died peacefully, Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at Albany Medical Center with her family by her side following a long illness.
Born in Troy, April 24, 1964 and raised in North Greenbush, Lori was the daughter of the late Walter and Kathryn (O’Brien) Susko and for over 36 years the beloved wife of William “Bill” Gibbons III of Pittstown who survives. Lori and Bill were married on May 25, 1985.
Lori was a 1982 graduate of Columbia High School.
For 34years she was employed by the I.U.O.E. Local 158 in Glenmont where she most recent worked in the capacity of Office Manager. She enjoyed working with the many friends and acquaintances she made through the years and solving the challenges the job brought to her each day. She retired in April 2019.
Additionally, Lori was a wonderful homemaker, wife and mother as well. She took immense pride in caring for her family and home and the enjoyed both baking and quilting.
She was an avid “horse person” and animal lover. She loved her horses “Koko” and “Tiny Reber Waltz”, and was a member of the Grafton Trail Riders. In addition to enjoying her horses and riding she loved photography and liked to include her family, horses, pets, and nature in the many pictures she took.
In addition to her husband, Bill, Lori is survived by two sons, William “Ted” Gibbons IV of North Greenbush and Kendal Gibbons (Abbie Tarbox) of Brunswick, and will be greatly missed by her pets, “Chris” and newly adopted Sheltie pup, “Tucker.”
The Gibbons family would like to extend a sincere Thank You to both the New York Oncology and Hematology offices of Clifton Park and Troy, Dr. Regina Resta, MD, Dr. Justin Juliano, MD, and Dr. Adriana Lisinschi, MD, and their medical staff for the great care they provided to Lori. Thank You to all current and former I.O.U.E. Local 158 coworkers and membership for your outpouring of support and friendship to Lori and her family. And Thank You to Passing Fancy Farm, especially Trudy Miranda for your support, care and friendship given to Lori and her horses.
At her request Lori’s Funeral services will be private at the convenience of her family.
Memorial contributions in her memory, in hopes of helping others may be made to The American Cancer Society, 1 Penny Lane, Latham, NY 12110 or to support her love of horses and riding, The Grafton Trail Riders Club, 213 Old Route 66, Averill Park, NY 12018.