WESTTOWN, N.Y. â€" Robert Gilmore, of Westtown, N.Y., a lifetime area resident, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, following a long illness at Orange Regional Medical Center in Middletown, N.Y. He was 53. The son of Barbara Ann Hanes and the late Robert H. Gilmore, Bob was born Jan. 16, 1960, in Middletown. Robert married Nanette S. Snook and he worked for the Newton Board of Education in Newton. He will be remembered by his family and friends as always having a smile on his face. He was humble and had a great sense of humor. He loved being outside, riding his Harley, his John Deere tractor and camping. He found a true love in his 1960 Ford Thunderbird, and his â€œkids at school.â€ He was a hard worker and would do anything for anyone who asked. He loved his family and friends and his beloved dogs, Mayia, Max and Kayla. Bob is survived by his loving wife, Nanette, at home; his mother, Barbara Ann Gilmore-Smit, and her husband, Kornelis; one brother, Cory, of Wurtsboro, N.Y., a sister, Corrine Gendron, of Middletown, N.Y.; nieces and nephews, William and Magan Ann Talmadge and Danielle and Brandon Gendron; and his Guardian Angel, Irene-Lynn Vanatta. Visitation hours are 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at Christian Faith Fellowship Church, 510 M & M Road, Middletown, NY 10940. A Celebration of Robertâ€™s life will be held at CFF at 4:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon. Cremation will be private at Cedar Hill Crematory in Middle Hope, N.Y. Memorial contibutions may be made in Bobâ€™s name to The Newton Board of Education, 57 Trinity St., Newton, NJ 07860 att: Donna Snyder. Arrangements under the direction of Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home Inc., 130 Highland Ave., Middletown, NY 10940.
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Published in The New Jersey Herald on Feb. 7, 2013