Harold Adams “Pete” Gilson, Sr

Harold Adams “Pete” Gilson, Sr

Birth
Oswego, Oswego County, New York, USA
Death 19 Sep 2002 (aged 80)
Burial Pulaski, Oswego County, New York, USA
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Memorial ID 143317174 · View Source
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Watertown Daily Times (NY) - Friday, September 20, 2002

Harold A. "Pete" Gilson Jr., 80, of 36 North St., died Thursday at his home.
Mr. Gilson retired in 1981 after 14 years as a machinist at P&K Manufacturing, now Metal Tech, and previously had been a bartender at the former Log Cabin Restaurant. He also was a carpenter for several area contractors for many years.
He lived in Pulaski most of his life and was a member of Robert Edwards American Legion Post 358 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7289. He also was a former Little League coach and the mascot and a player for the Pulaski Panthers Baseball Team. He enjoyed hunting.
Born Oct. 8, 1921, at Oswego, son of Harold A. Sr. and Luella Allen Gilson, he graduated in 1940 from Pulaski Academy and Central School in its first graduating class since centralization.
He served in the Navy during World War II from 1943 to 1946 aboard the USS LST 577 in the Pacific theater.
He married Geraldine Simser on Aug. 21, 1948, at Pulaski Methodist parsonage with the Rev. James N. Pauley officiating. She died April 7, 1996.
Surviving are a daughter, Bonnie L. Loomis, Pulaski; three sons, Gary A., Scriba, Edward A., Pulaski, and Terry J., Lacona, 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.


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  • Originally Created by: Half-Shire Historical Society
  • Added: 4 Mar 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 143317174
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harold Adams “Pete” Gilson, Sr (8 Oct 1921–19 Sep 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 143317174, citing Pulaski Village Cemetery, Pulaski, Oswego County, New York, USA ; Maintained by af (contributor 47059011) .