Sue Carroll Gibbs

February 17, 1944 - May 24, 2020

Sue Carroll Gibbs, 76, a resident of Fort Myers, FL for the past year and a half, formerly of Coventry, CT, passed away Sunday, May 24, 2020 in Fort Myers. She was born February 17, 1944 in Augusta, ME to Howard and Margaret Carroll, Sr., now deceased.

Sue was a member of First Congregational Church in Coventry, CT. She loved the sun, beach, boating and swimming. Sue’s passion for sewing and painting was always on display, making things for family, friends and donating to community charity events. She loved going to craft fairs and never saw an Arts and Craft store she didn’t like. Most of all she loved spending time with her family and friends. She adored her granddaughters, watching them grow and just being a part of their lives made her extremely happy.

She is survived by two loving children, Rhonda Adams (Jeff) of Punta Gorda, FL, and Rhett Gibbs (Laura) of Tolland, CT; brother, Howard A. Carroll, Jr. (Millie) of Phillips, ME; three grandchildren, Marissa, Amanda, and Emma; two nieces, Margaret Martin and Debbie Houston; nephew, Mike Carroll; as well as three great nieces and nephews, Elizabeth, Audrey, and Stephan.

Sue was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Kenneth Francis Gibbs, Jr. in 2019; as well as a sister, Elizabeth Carroll.

Graveside services will be held in Belgrade, ME at a later date. Details to be announced via www.MullinsMemorial.com. No services will be held in Florida.

Memorial Contributions in memory of Sue Carroll Gibbs are suggested to The American Cancer Society, 4575 Via Royale, # 110, Fort Myers, FL 33919.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.

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  1. Jon Hand, Coventry, CT Jun 8, 2020 at 11:49 am

    Rhett, Rhonda, and your whole family,

    My most sincere condolences to each of you.

    Wishing you all strength and perspective during this most difficult time.🙏💔

  2. Sue Duval Jun 9, 2020 at 5:57 pm

    Sending heartfelt condolences to Rhett, Rhonda and your families. I remember your Mom’s beautiful smile when I worked at the Uconn library in Storrs ,CT back in the late 80’s.
    Your parents love will live on within you.

  3. Rich and Dolly Page Jun 10, 2020 at 8:14 pm

    Rhett and Rhonda : We’re so sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. Please accept our sincere condolences. We remember your parents parties on the lake in Coventry with much fondness.
    We also got to visit with them several times when we moved to FL.. Both your Mom and Dad will be missed.
    Thinking of you and hoping you’re staying safe,

  4. John Luetjen Jul 16, 2020 at 3:51 pm

    I have many happy memories of Sue and Ken, some of the nicest neighbors. I still look back and smile at how graciously they always pulled all of us neighborhood kids skiing with their steadily growing boats. Sue very patiently us all how to get up on water skis. It was wonderful knowing them and having them as a part of my life.

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