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 Armand J “Gil” Gilbert

Armand J “Gil” Gilbert

Birth
Somersworth, Strafford County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 9 Nov 2012 (aged 80)
Acton, York County, Maine, USA
Burial Springvale, York County, Maine, USA
Plot Sec J Row 12 Site 8
Memorial ID 100640919 · View Source
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Armand J. "Gil" Gilbert, 80, of Acton, died peacefully at the Newton Center in Sanford on Friday, November 9, 2012.

Gil was born on February 17, 1932 to Omer and Valea (Nadeau) Gilbert in Somersworth, New Hampshire where he grew up and attended St. Martin's School. In 1951 Gil enlisted in the Navy, serving his country during the Korean War. He was employed for 33 years as a truck driver for several companies including Adams Trucking, Auclair Transportation and Roadway Express. In 1953 he married Winnie Stone and they spent the next 59 years together and raised three children.

Gil was good with his hands and enjoyed woodworking and refinishing old furniture. For the past 20 years he and his wife wintered in Florida. He was a member of the Teamsters and had been active in the Carlyn Estates Mobile Home Park Men's Club where he would call bingo, cook for club breakfasts, play cards and shuffle board. Gil was an outgoing man. He enjoyed going on daily walks and stopping to talk with friends. When he was in Florida he also enjoyed going on bike rides. He had attended the Sanford First Baptist Church and the United Methodist Church in Palmetto, Florida. Gil will be remembered as a devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather and will be dearly missed by his family and friends.

Surviving are his wife, Winnie Gilbert of Acton; three children, Sheryl L. Weymouth and her husband Richard of Acton, James Gilbert and his wife Janet of Springvale and Lori True and her husband Gerald of Gorham; two granddaughters, Sarah Randall and her husband David of Wells and Amy Furness of Plano, Texas and a special great-granddaughter, Ellie Randall of Wells.

A graveside service with military honors will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, November 15th at the Southern Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery located on Stanley Road in Springvale.

Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the American Cancer Society, New England Division, 1 Bowdoin Mill Island Suite 300, Topsham, Maine 04086.

Arrangements are under the direction of Black Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Sanford-Springvale.


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  • Created by: paul robie
  • Added: 13 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100640919
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Armand J “Gil” Gilbert (17 Feb 1932–9 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100640919, citing Southern Maine Veterans Cemetery, Springvale, York County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by paul robie (contributor 46995655) .