In Memory of Andy Gibbs

Mastery Charter Schools is saddened to have lost Andy Gibbs, a longtime friend and supporter of high quality schools in Philadelphia.  Your gift in his memory will support 13,500 students in our 22 schools.


Andrew Stuart Gibbs, died peacefully at Penn Rittenhouse on April 2, 2017; beloved husband of Michelle (nee Ellenbogen), devoted father of Justin, Evan, Alexander, and Emma. Beloved son of Alvin Gibbs (Janet) and Rita Gibbs. Cherished brother of Michelle (Kenneth Linsalata), Sheryl (Jeffrey Hutton), and Lawrence (Jaime) Gibbs. Beloved son-in-law of Alan Ellenbogen (Nancy) and Ruth Ellenbogen. Andrew is also survived by many nephews, nieces, family and friends. Andrew is preceded in death by his brother Stephen and his daughter Stephanie Gibbs. You understand if you knew him. Brilliant, kind, loyal, funny; a modern day superhero. Andrew has touched so many lives. He loved his work, had a deep passion for soccer, skiing and loved to travel. Andy worked hard and played even harder. In his 50 years, Andy lived life to the fullest. Relatives and friends are invited to Funeral Services Wed. 10 AM precisely at Main Line Reform Temple, 410 Montgomery Avenue, Wynnewood, PA. Internment at West Laurel Hill Cemetery. The family will be observe Shiva and receive family and friends at Andy and Michelle’s home Wed. immediately following, Thursday 4-8:30 p.m. and Friday 10-12 p.m. Shiva Services will be Wed and Thurs. night at 7 p.m.


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