George Robert Gildea, age 91, of Daytona Beach, passed away on Sunday, December 9, 2012 at his home surrounded by his family. A viewing will be held, Tuesday, December, 11th, in the Chapel of Lohman Funeral Home Daytona between the hours of 4:00 - 7:00p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at The Basilica of Saint Paul Catholic Church, Daytona Beach, Wednesday, December 12, at 11:00am. Burial will immediately follow at Daytona Memorial Park Cemetery. George was born in Newport, Kentucky on March 30th, 1921 and was the son of the late George and Marie Gildea. He served in WWII in the United States Navy. George is preceded in death by his son, Thomas Gildea and daughter, Deborah Gildea Veino. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Betty Gildea, two sons; Stephen Gildea of Hampton, VA and James Gildea of Tampa, FL, five daughters; Patricia Gildea of Chattanooga, TN, Maureen Phifer of Kennesaw, GA, Margaret Thomas of Edgewater, FL, Kathleen Lahiry of Flowery Branch, GA, Mary Ann Jackson of Ozark, AL, 21 Grandchildren, and 13 Great Grandchildren. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to the
at www.alz.org, or at P.O. Box 96011 Washington, DC 20090-6011. Arrangements are under the entrusted care of Lohman Funeral Home Daytona. Condolences for the family may be shared at www.lohmanfuneralhomes.com
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Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal on Dec. 11, 2012