Jennifer Gibson, 40, passed away Monday, September 26, 2022 in Norfolk, Virginia after a year long battle with appendiceal cancer. Jennifer was born January 25, 1982 In Norfolk, Virginia. She was a graduate of Kempsville High School and Old Dominion University.
For over 15 years, Jennifer was a devoted public servant within Norfolk’s Public Library system. Through her career she touched the lives of many children and adults, instilling a love for reading and passion for books. “Miss Jennifer”, as she was fondly referred to, took great pride in serving the library communities of Larchmont and Van Wyck. Jennifer had a great love for life. She enjoyed traveling, the arts, and spending time with her many friends.
Jennifer is survived by her parents, John and Kathleen Gibson; her sister, Kimberlee Daugherty (Kevin); and partner, Alyssa Strackbein.
A celebration of life will be held at Altmeyer Southside Chapel on Saturday, October 8, 2022 at 1 pm. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Appendix Cancer Pseudomyxoma Peritonei (ACPMP) Research Foundation in Jennifer’s honor would be appreciated.