A prayer service will be held on Thursday, February 7 at 9:15 a.m. at the Higgins-Reardon Funeral Home, Poland Chapel followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at St. Dominic’s Church in Youngstown, for Heather E. Gibson, 49, who died Friday evening, February 1.
Heather was born September 9, 1969, in Youngstown, a daughter of William and Barbara (Fortunato) Gibson, Jr.
She was a 1988 graduate of Boardman High School, a former member of 4-H, the Canfield Rhythm Riders, Western Reserve Pony Club, Inter County Horseman Association and the Up and Over Hunter Jumpers Association.
Heather leaves her parents, William and Barbara Gibson of Poland; a daughter, Erica Fareed of Youngstown; a son, Shakar Fareed of Youngstown; her sister, Allison (Michael) Schwartz of Poland; nephew Dominic Schwartz and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, William and Constance Gibson and Nicholas and Ann Fortunato.
Family and friends may call Wednesday, February 6 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Poland Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made in Heather’s memory to the family for her children.
A television tribute will air Friday, February 8 at the following approximate times: 6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.