John F. Gilmore Jr.
Fri, 2015-04-03 13:11 News Staff
John F. Gilmore Jr. passed away on Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at the age of 75. He was the cherished husband of Jacqueline Lovell Gilmore for 57 years. Loving father of John F. Gilmore III (Connie), Bryan K. Gilmore (Joy), Donna Gilmore (Desi) and Jill Marie Kenyon (Chris). Son of the late Jessie Simon Gilmore and John F. Gilmore Sr. Brother of Patricia Bordelon (Leonard), Curtis Gilmore, Mae Jean Gilmore, Annette Sandoz (the late Merlin) and the late Ronald Gilmore (Bernadine) and Ralph Gilmore. Proud grandfather of Amy Serigne, Eric Gilmore (Allyson), Bryan K. Gilmore Jr. (Emma) and Brooke Gilmore. Great-grandfather of Ethan, Paisley and Carsen. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends. John was a native of New Orleans and a long time resident of St. Bernard Parish. He was an employee of the Laitram Corporation and retired after 33 years of service. John enjoyed hunting and fishing, he especially loved spending timewith family and friends. He will be deeply missed and forever remembered as a loving and devoted husband, father, brother, grandfather and great-grandfather. Relatives and friends attend a memorial visitation and service held at St. Bernard Memorial Funeral Home in Chalmette, LA, on Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Inurnment was private. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, www.stjude. org, 1.800.805.5856 or The Leukemia And Lymphoma Society, www.pages.teamintraining. org/vtnt/rnrseatl15/jillmariekenyon, 504.837.0945 in memory of John F. Gilmore Jr. To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit www.stbernardmemorial.com.