John ‘Jack’ Kibbe, 64

OSWEGO, NY – John “Jack” Kibbe, 64, a resident of County Route 42, Oswego, passed away Monday March 5, 2012.

Born in Cuba, NY, he was the son of the late Grayle and Jeanette (Chandler) Kibbe.

He was employed for Niagara Mohawk-Constellation for more than 34 years retiring in 2002.

Jack enjoyed golfing, hunting, wintering in Florida and spending time with his grandchildren.

He loved to grill all year round and enjoyed his Friday morning retiree breakfast at the Reitz diner.

Surviving are his wife, Diana (Valasek) Kibbe; a daughter, Michelle (Josh) Pierce of Oswego; two sons, John (Heidi) Kibbe of North Syracuse and James Kibbe of Nashua, NH; his parents-in-law, Albert and Maryann Valasek of North  Syracuse; sister-in-law, Darlene (Pete) Anchikites of West Monroe; sister-in-law, Debra Adams of North Syracuse; and five grandchildren, Ashley Kibbe, Maximus Pierce, John Kibbe, Jeff Kibbe and Roman Pierce.

He was predeceased by his brother, Gerrith Kibbe.

Calling hours will be held 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the Nelson Funeral Home, 11 W. Albany St., Oswego.

Funeral services will be held at the convenience to the family.

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