Mary L. Kibbe, age 87, of Waterford, went to be with her Lord on Thursday, December 22, 2022, while surrounded by her family at home. Born October 20, 1935, she was the daughter of Wilbur Sanford and Ila Huffman Sanford.
Mary was a faithful servant of the Lord and her family, spending most of her life alongside her husband and children on their dairy farm on Donation Road in Waterford. She was loved by all who met her, and she made everyone feel welcome. She attended Elevate Church in Millcreek.
Survivors include her loving husband of 64 years, Charlie Kibbe, whom she married July 12, 1958; their 5 children – Cindy Byrne (Dave), Brenda Reibel (Al), Dan Kibbe (Cindy), Don Kibbe (Jen), and Linda Fitzpatrick (Dan); 17 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and 3 siblings – Martha Hunt, Shirley Mori, and Helen Fries (Bill). Five siblings predecease her – Faye Young, Ruth Kula, Bill Sanford, Ira Sanford, and Barb Shonka.
Friends may call at Van Matre Funeral Home in Waterford on Monday, December 26, from 1-3 pm and attend the funeral following at 3:00 pm officiated by Howard and Cheryl Shouse. A private burial will follow at Waterford Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to VNA Hospice.
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