Peter R. Giblin Sr.

Peter R. Giblin Sr., 76, of Gloversville, died Sunday at the Fulton Center Nursing Facility. Born in Northville, N.Y., February 28, 1937, he worked many years at the former Lee-Dye Co. of Johnstown, the YWCA of Gloversville, and finally retired from Washburn Ice Cream Co. of Gloversville. On October 16, 1960, he married the former Ida Mae Capparello, who died in 2010. Together they raised their four children: Peter Jr. and Toni Lynn of Meco, Paul and Jane of Fonda, Perry and Julie of York, Pa., and Pauline of Gloversville; a sister, Patricia Chamberlin of Croghan, N.Y.; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Pete was a communicant of the Church of the Holy Spirit, where he was a eucharistic minister and an usher, and a member of the Knights of Columbus of Gloversville, and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. It was his wish that a memorial Mass of Christian burial be celebrated on Tuesday 10 a.m. at the Church of the Holy Spirit. Cremation was held at Leatherstocking Crematory, Cherry Valley. Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Assoc., Pine West Plaza, Bldg. 4, Suite 405, Washington Avenue Extension, Albany, NY 12205. Amico Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.