Holley: Gloria J. Gilman, age 74, passed away at her home, October 17, 2023, surrounded by her loving family. Gloria was born September 7, 1949, in Rochester, NY, the daughter of the late Allan and Alice (Richardson) Bennett. Gloria was a member of St. Mary’s Church in Holley and for over 30 years was a breeder of English Golden Retrievers and Golden Retrievers. Gloria loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Gloria was predeceased by her brother Allan Bennett, daughter-in-law Joan and grandchildren Richard and Matthew, and brother-in-law Donald Lindenmuth.
Gloria is survived by her loving husband of 39 years, Arthur Gilman; children John (Erin Gieder) Bennett, Timothy Gilman, Arthur James Gilman, Peter (Rose) Gilman, Paulette (Pam) Stockwell and Richard Gilman; sister Nancy Lindenmuth, daughter-in-law Christine Gilman; a aunt and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Gloria’s family will receive friends at the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes 16650 State Route 31, Holley on Friday October 20, from 4:00-7:00. Gloria’s Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Mary’s Church on Saturday October 21, at 9:00am, followed by interment in Parma Union Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St. Mary’s Church 13 S. Main St. Holley, NY 14470 or P.A.W.S Animal Shelter 3371 Gaines Basin Rd., Albion, NY 14411.
To share a special memory of Gloria, please visit: www.mitchellfamilyfuneralhomes.com