October 13, 1927 - January 26, 2020
FLORIST NOTE: PLEASE DELIVER ALL ARRANGEMENTS BY 3 PM FRIDAY, JANUARY 31, 2020 TO OUR LEWES LOCATION. John L. Gilmour, World War II Veteran John L. Gilmour, age 92 of Lewes, Delaware, passed away Sunday January 26, 2020 at Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, DE. He was born in Atlantic City, NJ on October 13, 1927, son of the late Robert, a Scottish immigrant, and Elizabeth Gilmour. John proudly served his country in the US Army Medical Corp during World War II. He worked as a bricklayer out of Local #1 in Wilmington, DE for 20 years, then continued his career for 30 years as an Estate Manager at the Lamont duPont Copeland Estate in Mount Cuba, Delaware. John was loved by friends and family for his delightful personality and his wonderful sense of humor. He always had a quick quip, which he freely shared. John enjoyed fishing, hunting, and golfing during his 30 year retirement. Above all, John cherished time spent with those he held most dear. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend who will be deeply missed by all who knew him. In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his wife Jean S. Gilmour. He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Sarah Gilmour; his daughters: Janet L. Gilmour and Mary Sipala (Mike); his adoring grandchildren: Marissa Sipala and Nick Sipala; his brothers: Jim Gilmour and Robert Gilmour (Jan); and his several nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held on Saturday February 1, 2020 at 11:00 AM, at Parsell Funeral Homes and Crematorium, Atkins-Lodge Chapel, 16961 Kings Highway, Lewes, DE, where friends may visit beginning at 9:30 AM. Interment will take place on Monday February 3, 2020 at 11:00 AM, at Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Highway, New Castle, Delaware. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Pathways to Success, 31 The Circle, Suites A & B, Georgetown, DE 19947, or www.pathways-2-success.org, Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963, or www.delawarehospice.org, or the Delaware Humane Association, 18675 Coastal Highway, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971, or www.delawarehumane.org. Please sign the online guestbook located on the tribute page.
FLORIST NOTE: PLEASE DELIVER ALL ARRANGEMENTS BY 3 PM FRIDAY, JANUARY 31, 2020 TO OUR LEWES LOCATION. John L. Gilmour, World War II Veteran John L. Gilmour, age 92 of Lewes, Delaware, passed away Sunday January 26, 2020 at Delaware Hospice... View Obituary & Service Information
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