Senior Corrections Officer Maria Gibbs

Senior Corrections Officer Maria Gibbs

New Jersey Department of Corrections, New Jersey

End of Watch Tuesday, April 21, 2020

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Maria Gibbs

Senior Corrections Officer Maria Gibbs died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty at the Central Reception and Assignment Facility in Trenton.

Officer Gibbs had served with the New Jersey Department of Corrections for 19 years. She is survived by her husband and four children.

Beginning in early 2020, due to the requirements of their job, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the United States contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic. Hundreds of law enforcement officers died from medical complications as a result of contracting the virus while remaining on duty and interacting with the community.

Bio

  • Age 47
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Not available

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Almighty and eternal God, we ask You to be with the family of Senior Corrections Officer Maria Gibbs of the New Jersey Department of Corrections. Even as Your Son, the Lord Jesus Christ, was moved to weep over the death of his friend Lazarus, so we know You are touched by the tears of those who mourn the loss of Senior Corrections Officer Marie Gibbs. In Your divine providence, fill the aching void in our hearts with Your comforting presence and grant peace through the assurance of Your love and care. In the mighty and holy name of Your beloved Son, the Lord Jesus Christ, I pray. Amen.

During His three (3) year ministry, the Lord Jesus Christ proclaimed, “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons [children] of God.” [Matthew 5:9 ESV]

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, D.Div, MSBS, NCCA
Ordained / Licensed Independent Christian Clergy
United States Grace Force – GOD STRONG

Captain Steven R. Closs (Ret.)
Nashua NH Police Department

June 3, 2021

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