GIBALA - Walter A.
Age 84, of Lancaster, NY, died on
November 26, 2020 after a long illness.
Son of the late Walter and Victoria (nee
Kroczynski) Gibala; beloved husband
of Anita (nee Acheson) Gibala for 63
years; dear father of Diane (Kenneth)
Schafer-Gawel, Mark (Audrey) Gibala,
Timothy Gibala, Linda (Anthony)
Mackiewicz and Jeffrey (Bonny) Gibala;
cherished grandfather of Jeremy (Tara)
Schafer, Joshua, Jordan and Justin
Gibala; brother of Mildred (late Richard)
Schultz, the late Leona (Joseph)
Plucinski; also survived by many
A celebration of Walter’s
life will be held at a later date. Walter
worked at General Motors Tonawanda
Powertrain for 39 years, retiring in 2000.
Walter loved spending time at his cabin
in Stockton, NY with family and friends.
He enjoyed fishing and hunting in his
younger years. Walter and Anita were
snowbirds for 15 years and stayed at
their place in Mulberry, Florida. Walter
was a very generous man with a heart
of gold and will be missed greatly by his
family and friends. Online condolences