Paul Gibas

Obituary of Paul Gibas

Paul M. Gibas, 69, of Youngstown, NY passed away on Saturday, February 3, 2018, surrounded by his loving family, under the care of Spartanburg Regional Hospice. Born in Niagara Falls, NY on May 31, 1948 he was the son of the late Frank and Josephine (Karamanski) Gibas. Paul attended local schools, graduating from Trott Vocational High School.

He entered the United States Army on April 30, 1968. He received the National Defense Service Medal, Expert (Rifle M-14) and Sharpshooter (Rifle M-16) well serving. He was honorably discharged on April 22, 1970 as a Sp4. Paul was a member of the American Legion Post #0846.

He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Diane C. (Brown) Gibas; son, Paul(Jana) Gibas; brother, Danny (Dreena) Gibas; sister in-laws, Sophie V.(Trzeciak) Gibas and Beverley (John) McIntyre; brother in-law, Thomas Brown. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents he was predeceased by his brother, Gerald R. "Jerry" Gibas.

There is NO PRIOR visitation. Funeral Services with military honors will be held 10:30 AM on Saturday, March 24th at ZAJAC FUNERAL HOME INC., 319 24th Street, cor of Welch Ave, Niagara Falls, NY with Rev. Jacek Mazur officiating. Burial will take place in Lebanon Cemetery, Spartanburg, SC, at the convenience of the family. In Lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Lebanon Cemetery Maintenance & Restoration Fund, ATTN: Trustees, 1391 Whitestone Road, Spartanburg, SC 29302.