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Gilbert Cameron

1924 - 2015 BRATTLEBORO Gilbert P. Cameron, 90, passed away on Friday, September 18, 2015 at Saratoga Hospital in Saratoga Springs, NY. He was born in Middlebury, VT on September 19, 1924, the son of the late Gilbert R. and Amelia (Murray) Cameron. Gil was educated in the Middlebury school system, graduating from Middlebury High School, class of 1943. He then served his country in the U.S. Army Air Force, as a PFC during WWII. Gil then went on to attend the College of Environ-mental Science & Forestry at Syracuse University, earning his bachelor's degree in 1951. He was employed for many years for the Department of Forest, Parks & Recreation in Windham County, retiring in 1987. Gil was a dedicated member of St. Michael Catholic Church in Brattleboro. He worked with Rescue, Inc. and was a member of the Outing Club Ski Patrol and the Woodland Owners Association. He enjoyed swimming in the ocean, skiing and traveling to Nova Scotia. Gil stayed very active during his later years, up until about 5 years ago he was still hiking on Mt. Pisgah with his dog, cross country skiing, and working out 3 times a week. Gil is predeceased by his wife, Marie A. Cameron. He is survived by two step-daughters, Gail Gouger and her husband, Christopher of Newfane, VT and Judith Aubin and her husband, Richard of Clifton Park, NY; five step-grandchildren, Jeffery Gouger and his wife, Billie Jo and Christopher Gouger and his wife, Kimberly all of Newfane; Sara Hoffman and her husband, Patrick of Frederica, DE, Gretchen Harwell and her husband, Shawn of Ashville, NC, and Brie Elliot Gouger of Brattleboro, VT. FUNERAL NOTICE: Calling hours will be held on Thursday, September 24, 2015 from 9:30a.m. to 10:30a.m. at KER-WESTERLUND FUNERAL HOME, 57 High Street, Brattleboro, VT. A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, in Brattleboro at 11a.m. Burial will follow at Morningside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Rescue Inc., 541 Canal St, Brattleboro, VT 05301. Condolences may be offered at : www.kerwesterlund.com
Published in Brattleboro Reformer on Sept. 22, 2015
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