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GILMOUR: Ab of RR 2 Ailsa Craig

Posted By Haskett Funeral Homes On January 10, 2022 @ 11:31 AM In Lucan,Obituary | 29 Comments

GILMOUR: Ab of RR 2 Ailsa Craig

Peacefully at Mitchell Nursing Home on Sunday, January 9, 2022 of RR 2 Ailsa Craig at the age of 91.  Cherished and beloved husband of the late Alice (Haggar) Gilmour (2020) for over 64 years. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Liz and Alan Scott, Patricia Romphf, Marg Gilmour, Arnold Lindenfield, and Edythe Scott. Ab will be missed by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Tom and Molly Gilmour, brothers and sisters in-law, Jack and Ann Gilmour, Joan Gilmour, Gerald Gilmour, Verlyn Lindenfield, Neil Romphf, and Don Scott. Ab and Alice farmed for many years and they were the proud owners of several successful race horses over the years.

Ab’s funeral service will be held at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, LUCAN on Thursday, January 13th at 1 PM with Rev. Allan Livingstone officiating. Interment St. James Cemetery, Clandeboye. Due to Provincial COVID-19 restrictions, each person must RSVP for the service in the funeral home. Please click “Register Now” below to register. The family invites you to join with them from the comfort of your home. Stream the service live or at your convenience by visiting www.facebook.com/haskettfh.

Donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. 

Condolences for the family of “GILMOUR: Ab of RR 2 Ailsa Craig”

Condolence from Sue Heffernan on January 10th, 2022 11:41 AM

Gilmour Family
Very Sorry to hear that Ab has passed away he will now join Alice
Ray & Sue Heffernan

Condolence from Don and Edith (Carter) Lewis on January 10th, 2022 12:57 PM

To the Gilmour families.

We are sorry to see Ab passing.
Ab has now joined his wife again .
Thinking of you all at this sad and difficult time.
The Gilmour’s used to be old neighbours years ago.

Condolence from James Scott on January 10th, 2022 3:56 PM

Please accept my deepest condolences at this sad time.

Condolence from Joyce Sovereign on January 10th, 2022 5:05 PM

To all Ab’s Family
My sympathy to all his remaining siblings ,in laws, and nieces and nephews .
When l think of he and Alice, a smile comes to my face, because he was always fun when you met or talked with he and Alice .A part of me is Happy for Ab ,at rest now .May God comfort everyone of you

Condolence from Glenn. &. Sharleen Phillips on January 10th, 2022 5:53 PM

So sorry to hear of Ab passing. He had a colourful personality and sure loved his horses

Condolence from John and Sandy Ulch on January 10th, 2022 6:17 PM

Sincere sympathy to Ab’s family.

Condolence from Ida Bice on January 10th, 2022 6:29 PM

Condolences to Don and Myrna Scott , And Family

Condolence from Dorothy Revington on January 10th, 2022 7:04 PM

To all of Ab’s extended family,
We will fondly remember Ab and Alice.

Condolence from Bob and Lorette Mawson on January 10th, 2022 9:04 PM

sending our condolences to all

Condolence from Lawrence & Carol Amos on January 10th, 2022 9:24 PM

Lawrence & Carol Amos

To All Ab’s Family:
Thinking of each of you at this sad and difficult time. Ab and Alice were close neighbors. His smile and sense of humor will always be with us.

Condolence from Dave and Eileen Armstrong on January 11th, 2022 7:45 AM

We are saddened to hear of Ab’s passing and offer our heartfelt condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time.

Dave and Eileen

Condolence from Roy & MJ van Kasteren on January 11th, 2022 7:54 AM

Gilmour Family,
We offer our heartfelt condolences as we hear this sad news. It was always a joy listening to Abs stories. May he Rest In Peace and reconnect with his loving wife Alice.

Condolence from Margaret Prout on January 11th, 2022 9:32 AM

Sincere sympathy to all the Gilmour family in this time of sorrow. May the memories
you cherish in your heart give you peace and comfort now and in the coming days.

Condolence from Glenn & Sue Rollings on January 11th, 2022 9:51 AM

It is hard not to think of Ab and not hear Alice beside him “Watch your language”. Ab would always bring a smile to our faces. Rest in peace Ab. Glenn & Sue Rollings

Condolence from Linda Dietrich on January 11th, 2022 10:04 AM

Sincere sympathy to all the family
Jim & Linda Dietrich

Condolence from Patti Tasko on January 11th, 2022 11:38 AM

Condolences to the Gilmour family. My parents (Madalene and Lewis Tasko) were friends with Ab and Alice for many years. I think they were the first people we knew who had a snowmobile and it was always quite exciting when they zoomed up to the house on a dark winter night. Ab was a funny guy and we will remember him with a smile on our faces, especially when we think about how much he loved butter tarts.
Patti Tasko

Condolence from Mary Young, Nancy (Murray), Sharon and Gord Blane, Diane Young and Jessica Davis on January 11th, 2022 1:47 PM

Marg, Liz and Alan, Pat, Paul and Marilyn, Alanna and Bailey, David and family.

We are sad to hear of Ab passing. We have many fond memories at the horse races and when our parents hung out with their group of friends going to dances and card playing. Ab always had a story to tell, he will be missed by many. Cherish your memories. Our deepest condolences.

Condolence from Liz Hodgins & Alan Gates on January 11th, 2022 4:45 PM

To Ab’s Family,

Our sincere condolences to Ab’s siblings, in-laws, nieces and nephews. I have found memories of Ab doing dishes in the basement in Holy Trinity church, he always had a story to tell. May you Rest In Peace as you are now back with Alice.

Condolence from Don and Ruth Ann Cunningham on January 11th, 2022 5:10 PM

Condolences to the Gilmour family on Ab’s passing. Ab and Alice were great neighbours. Always enjoyed Ab’s sense of humour. He enjoyed a good laugh. Ab and Alice will both be greatly missed.

Don and Ruth Ann Cunningham

Condolence from Mary Lou Tasko on January 11th, 2022 5:40 PM

Our condolences to the Gilmour family. As my sister Patti noted, Ab and Alice were good friends with Mom and Dad (Madalene and Lewis), and were frequent visitors to our home when we were kids. Ab was funny as hell and always had a very loud story to tell, much to the chagrin of Alice! No doubt there will be lots of stories told about Ab (and Alice) as the family says goodbye.

Condolence from Nancey Taylor on January 11th, 2022 8:54 PM

We always enjoyed our conversations with Ab and Alice
At the races or the grocery story.
Sam and Nancey Taylor

Condolence from Judy and Don Squire on January 12th, 2022 11:31 AM

Our condolences to all the family. Ab and Alice were a fixture on the side road where the farm was always their pride with at least one “old mare” to watch in the orchard.
Judy (Morgan) and Don Squire

Condolence from Jim and Helen Hearn on January 12th, 2022 12:01 PM

Our sincere condolences to all of Ab’s loved ones. He’ll be entertaining all those around him in heaven with his stories.
Jim and Helen

Condolence from Martin/Jo Anne Clarke on January 12th, 2022 11:38 PM

To All The Gilmour Family :
We are very sorry to hear of Ab’s passing. We remember many times when they would stop at the store to get gasoline and Ab would come in to pay and Alice would stay out in the truck /car waiting but he’d get telling us a story and she’d get tired waiting on him and get out … open the store door “Ab we got to get home for supper “ no matter what time of day ! We sure had some good laughs !
Now they can have supper together again !
Martin & Jo Anne

Condolence from Paul and Sarah Vanneste on January 13th, 2022 9:44 AM

Our condolences to the Gilmour Family. Ab and Alice would always stop for a quick chat while cutting the grass on Clandeboye Drive.

Condolence from Sue Hodgins on January 13th, 2022 1:36 PM

Sincere condolences to Ab’s family. I’ll always remember Ab & Alice with fond memories as when I was younger I played a lot of euchre with them, my parents (Marion & Roscoe) and Al & Liz Scott. I always remember as well my father sharing the story with us as kids that Ab & Alice eloped the night of my parents wedding and ended up at the same hotel because they say their names registered. May they rest in peace and cherish all the wonderful memories you have.
Sue Hodgins & family Ottawa, ON

Condolence from Clare & Brenda (Parsons) Martene & Family on January 13th, 2022 3:51 PM

To the Family of Ab Gilmour . . .
Sincere condolences as you say good-bye and mourn the loss of an important man in your lives . . . treasure the wonderful memories and happy moments he has blessed each of you with, as these moments will bring a warm smile to your heart. We will remember Ab for his sense of humour and the love he had for his horses. He is now reunited with the love of his life, Alice & I bet they are talking up a storm. So very sorry for your loss. 💞🙏💞
Clare & Brenda (Parsons) & Family

Condolence from Alton O’Neil on January 13th, 2022 9:46 PM

To the Gilmour & Scott Families,

Sending my deepest condolences on the loss of Ab. He was a great neighbour for many years.

Alton O’Neil

Condolence from Judy Mogan on January 15th, 2022 8:33 AM

Gilmour Family

We are so sorry for your loss. May all of your treasured memories bring you comfort.

Terry and Judy Morgan

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