Robert C. Gilmore, 90, of Saugerties
Robert C. Gilmore, 90, of Teetsel Street, formerly of East Branch, died Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, at Ten Broeck Commons Nursing Home.
Born Aug. 14, 1926, in Colchester, he was the son of the late Joseph and Margaret (Wilcox) Gilmore. A veteran of World War II, he served in the U.S. Army. He was employed for many years as a bluestone mason and foreman at Johnson and Rhodes Blue Stone in East Branch. Bob was a regular attendant at the East Branch Community Church for many years. He was past president and commissioner of the East Branch Fire Department. After relocating to Saugerties in 1986, Bob worked as a stone cutter at Bruce Watson Bluestone and Memorials and as a laborer with NYS at Kenneth Wilson State Park, both in Woodstock. He was not happy if he was not working. Bob was last employed by the Town of Saugerties Police Department and is remembered by many as the crossing guard at Mount Marion School. For the past few years, Bob will be remembered with his four wheeler (walker) heading to and from Price Chopper! Bob was an avid deer hunter, lifetime member of the Morton Hill Hunting Club, and a diehard fan of the New York Yankees. He was predeceased by his wife, Barbara. Survivors include two daughters: Linda and her husband Mark Imhoff and Lois and her husband Lenny Bouren, both of Saugerties; one sister, Madolin Michaletz; daughter-in-Law, Karen Gilmore; six grandchildren, Bill Gilmore Jr., Aaron Gilmore, Carole Ann McGlone, Meghan Bouren, Rebecca Alhanna, and Catherine Imhoff. Twenty greatgrandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive. He was predeceased by a son, William Gilmore, daughter-in-law, Gail Gilmore; and three brothers: Arthur, Leo and John Gilmore.
The family would like to thank the entire staff at Ten Broeck Commons for the wonderful care and support during Bob’s stay.
His funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Seamon-Wilsey Funeral Home Inc., corner of John and Lafayette streets. Friends will be received 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Inurnment will be held at Bon Aire Cemetery, Roscoe, N.Y., with a graveside service Oct. 8 at 2 p.m. Family suggests donations in his memory be made to Morton Hill Hunting Club or Diaz Ambulance. Expressions of condolence may be shared with the family at SeamonWilseyFuneralHome.com.