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Lucien L. GILBERT Obituary

GILBERT, Lucien L.

Lucien L. Gilbert, 90, of Bristol, widower of Bertha (Lachance) Gilbert died on Wednesday, (May 8, 2013) at Connecticut Hospice, Branford. Lucien was born Nov. 19, 1922 in Quebec, Canada and was a son of the late Thomas and Marie (Giroux) Gilbert. A Bristol resident for most of his life, he was a parishioner of St. Ann Church, Bristol, and was employed at United Tool & Die in West Hartford prior to his retirement. Lucien loved nature and enjoyed tending to his yard and gardening. He is survived by seven sons and six daughters-in-law: Renaud and AnneMarie Gilbert of New Hartford, Robert Gilbert of Ledyard, Jack and Mary Gilbert of Windham, Michael "Mickey" and Peggy Gilbert of Bristol, Marcel and Michelle Gilbert of Tampa, FL, Jean and Diane Gilbert of Southington, and James and Anne Gilbert of Burlington; a daughter and son-in-law: Roseline and Michael Lada of Fayetteville, NC; two sisters, Rosa and Odelie and one brother, Ferdinand; 24 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son, Lou Gilbert, and a granddaughter, Shannon Gilbert.
Funeral services will be held on Monday May 13, 2013 at 9 a.m. from Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Ave., Bristol, to St. Ann Church, 215 West St., Bristol, for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday between 5-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the , 825 Brook St., I-91 Tech. Center, Rocky Hill, CT 06067-3045 or to Connecticut Hospice, Inc., 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford, CT 06405. Please visit Lucien's memorial web-site at www.FunkFuneralHome.com.

Published in The Hartford Courant on May 10, 2013
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