Born in Oswego, She was a daughter of the late Charles Gibson and Hilda Woods and had attended Oswego schools.
Denise was a bartender at VFW #2320 who enjoyed bingo and shopping and loved to play Yahtzee.
Surviving are her four children, Rebecca (Mike) Rastley of Oswego, Sam (Brandi) Durval, Andy (Penny) Durval of Oswego, Emily Durval of Oswego, two brothers, Jan Gibson of Oswego, Charles Gibson of Oswego, three sisters, Cindy Beshures of Scriba, Megan Tesoriero of Albany, Dawn Eckenroth of Connecticut, eleven grandchildren who were her life and greatest joys and two great grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband, Sam Durval, brother, Mark Gibson and two sisters, Sharon Merritt and Gail Gibson
Friends may call at the Dowdle Funeral Home on Thursday from 4:00-7:00.
NYS mandates social distancing and facial masks are required.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to Trinity Catholic School, 115 East Fifth Street, Oswego N.Y. 13126