February 6 2018: GIBLIN, John M.


Of Silver Spring, MD died Sunday, February 4, 2018, at the age of 93. A mathematician by training, John worked largely in probability analysis. Early in his career, he came to Washington, DC to work at the U.S. Army Map Service, went on to work under federal government contract in several states, and returned to the area in 1964 to work at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, where he was employed for 30 years. A widower and father of four, John was an active member of his church. His later life was much enriched by friends and social service.

Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Blvd. West, Silver Spring, MD on Wednesday, February 7 from 7 to 9 p.m. The Funeral Mass will take place on Thursday, February 8 at 10 a.m. at Saint Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, 805 Wayne Ave., Silver Spring, (park in church lot across the street), with interment to follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Silver Spring.

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Silver Spring, MD 20901

Phone: 301.593.9500