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William G. Gilbert

HEATH: A Funeral Mass for William G. Gilbert, 87, of Heath, will be held at St. Leonard Catholic Church, 11:00 A.M., Monday, July 15, 2013 with Fr. Michael Reis officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

William, a founding member of St. Leonard Catholic Church, died at the Selma Markowitz Care Center of Hospice of Central Ohio on Friday, July 12, 2013. He was born in Newark, Ohio on July 28, 1925 to the late John B. and Nellie (Gorman) Gilbert.

William was a United States Navy WWII Veteran having served in the South Pacific. He worked as an electrician for many years with Powell Electric and was a 65 year member of IBEW Local 1105.

William is survived by his sons and daughter-in-law, Mark and Geri Gilbert, and Greg Gilbert, all of Heath, and their mother, Patricia Gilbert of Newark; 3 grandchildren, Rick (Brandi) Gilbert, Steve (Heather) Gilbert, and Jason Gilbert; 4 great-grandchildren; his brothers and sisters-in-law, Thomas and Virginia Gilbert of Bloomington, Illinois, and Edward and Judy Gilbert of Spring, Texas; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, William was preceded in death by his son, John Gilbert; his brothers, Charles and Jack Gilbert; and his sister, Mary Ann Gray.

Friends and family may call from 5-7 P.M., Sunday, July 14 at the REED-EGAN FUNERAL HOME, 141 Green Wave Drive, Newark.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Licking County Aging Program, 1058 East Main Street, Newark, OH 43055.

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Published in the Advocate on July 13, 2013
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