William James "Bill" Gilbert
Monday
2
July

Public Visitation

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday, July 2, 2018
Sifton Funeral Home
118 Wellington St.
St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada
519-631-1160
Monday
2
July

Public Visitation

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday, July 2, 2018
Sifton Funeral Home
118 Wellington St.
St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada
519-631-1160
Tuesday
3
July

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Knox Presbyterian Church
55 Hincks Street
St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada

Private Interment

St. Thomas Cemetery, 67 West Avenue, St. Thomas

Obituary of William James "Bill" Gilbert

 

GILBERT, William James “Bill”, of Belmont, passed away surrounded by the love of his family on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, in his 72nd year.  Beloved husband of Eileen (née Helka) Gilbert.  Dearly loved father of Stephanie Farrow (Ken) of Belmont, Susan Bond (Jason) of Chatham, Stacie Perkins (Ben) of London, and Sarah McLeod (Jamie) of St. Thomas.  Cherished grandfather of Devon, Dustin and Darah Farrow, Callie, Larissa and Elliot Bond, Gillian Perkins, Raylee and Makayla McLeod.  Dear brother of Susan O’Brien (Jerry) of St. Thomas.  Loving brother-in-law of Jean Proud (Jan) of Belmont.  Also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.  Predeceased by an infant daughter, Allison (1975).  Born in St. Thomas, ON, March 19, 1947, he was the son of the late James “Jim” and Barbara (née Johns) Gilbert.  Bill was a retired high school teacher, having taught throughout the London area.  He was a longtime member at Rowntree and Colborne Churches, and more recently Belmont United Church.   Relatives and friends will be received by the family at the SIFTON FUNERAL HOME, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160) on Monday, July 2nd from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.  The funeral service to celebrate Bill’s life will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church, 55 Hincks St., St. Thomas on Tuesday, July 3rd at 11:00 a.m.  Private interment in St. Thomas Cemetery.  Memorial donations to St. Joseph’s Health Care Foundation – Rheumatology Foundation (519-646-6085), The Lung Association, Belmont United Church or the charity of one’s choice will be gratefully acknowledged.

 

 

If making a donation to St. Joseph's Health Care Foundation-Rheumatology Program, please note:

Donation by cheque:

St. Joseph's Health Care Foundation

Parkwood Institute, Main Building Room B2-147

550 Wellington Road

London, Ontario

N6C 0A7

Please write: Re: Rheumatology Program on the memo line of the cheque

 

Donations can be made online: https://www.sjhcfoundation.org/donate/dedication

You just need to print “Rheumatology Program” in the “other” section on the drop down

 

Donations over the phone at 519-646-6085 are also accepted.

 

You may telephone the funeral home at 519-631-1160 and we will be pleased to make up a card for the family.

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