• Fox & Murray Funeral Home & Cremation Services
    Ogdensburg, NY
In partnership with the Dignity Memorial® network
Gilbert C. Ashley 1926 - 2013
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Tuesday, December 24, 2013
Dear Aunt Marie, I think of him daily, as he was like a father to me. I will always remember so many people, students, athletes and family that he mentored and changed their lives. He did mine, and for the better. We all loved him and will always miss him. Larry
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Dear Maria,
I wish I had been able to attend the service yesterday. My heart goes out to you, Renee, and Sonya. I will never be able to measure what a blessing Gilbert has been to me, or how much he taught me. He exemplified what it means to be a loving husband, faithful friend, and gentleman gardener. I'll never be able to look at a Dahlia without remembering him. Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.
Monday, July 15, 2013
I am so sorry to hear of Gilbert's passing. I immensely enjoyed his poetry, letters and wit, and will miss publishing his musings in our newspapers. My condolences to Maria and the rest of his family for their tremendous loss. He was one of a kind.
Monday, July 15, 2013
Dear Aunt Marie! Sending hugs, kisses, and prayers to you and your family. Uncle Gilbert's many talents will be sadly missed by many.
Love Dee, Jared, Meghan, and their families.
Sunday, July 14, 2013
Dear Maria,
I lost a good friend in Gilbert with whom I shared a passion for flowers and nice gardens. He was most interesting with his poems which I enjoyed reading very much. I have a complete collection that I treasure.
Winnie Laitner
Sunday, July 14, 2013
Hi Maria,
Gilbert was a friend who I met way too late in my Life. His knowledge in history was outstanding. I will miss him greatly.

Wolfgang Laitner
Sunday, July 14, 2013
Dear Marie,
We just heard of Gilbert's passing and please accept our condolences. We loved hearing about stories of walking to school with my Dad and showing us his beautiful garden...his angel date is Dad's birthdate..how closely tied they are. He will be a wonderful addition to God's team even though he will be sorely missed here. PEACE!
Sunday, July 14, 2013
Dear Marie, we just heard about Gilbert's passing and want you to know that he and all of your family will be in our prayers. You had an long history with our family and we are proud to say we knew him! Please accept our condolences. He belongs to the ages and proved to be a great participant while here...he'll be a great addition to God's team of angels!
Saturday, July 13, 2013
Dearest Marie,
Just learned of Gilbert's passing and want to express my heartfelt condolences to you and your family. What a remarkable man and a life well lived. I will always cherish him sharing his memories of my late grandfather and father, his childhood friend. May you know God's perfect peace that passes understanding. Love&Hugs, Monica McGuire
Saturday, July 13, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with you as you face one of the hardest experiences that a loving spouse can endure. Every time I see a beautiful floral garden, I think of you and Mr. Ashley...

Peace be with you,
Brenda Morrow
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