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Robert Parsons Gilmore

January 9, 1940 — June 3, 2018

Gilmore, Robert Parsons

At Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket, after a short battle with a brain tumor (Glioblastoma) on Sunday, June 3, 2018 at the age of 78 years. Rob Gilmore of Sutton, formerly of Orangeville, beloved husband of Linda (nee Bontaine) for 51 years. Dear father of Adam Gilmore of PEI, Hope van Ravens (Ron) of Georgetown, Amy Moxey (Brad) of Ayr and Wendy Nelson (Darryl) of Keswick. Loving Papa of Kaleb & Ty Nelson; Zachary Gilmore; Josh & Taylor Moxey. Dear brother of Wendy McDonald (the late Peter). Fondly remembered by his niece Beth and nephew Campbell. He will be forever missed by his loyal dog Sage. Rob was well respected in his careers as a signalman in the Royal Canadian Navy, as a sergeant with the Peel Regional Police and finally by his customers with his landscaping business in Orangeville. Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Rob’s life will be held at the residence of Wendy and Darryl Nelson, 5 Ian Drive, Keswick, on Saturday, June 9, 2018 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Casual dress please. Arrangements in care of the Forrest & Taylor Funeral Home, Sutton, 905-722-3274. Memorial donations to Sunnybrook Foundation, Gord Downie Fund or the Odette Cancer Centre may be made at would be appreciated by the family. Memorial condolences may be made at

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Saturday, June 9, 2018

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Residence of Wendy & Darryl Nelson

5 Ian Drive, Georgina, ON L4P 4E8

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