Bruce GilbertName: Bruce Gilbert
Date of Death: February 16, 2014
Age at death: 91
Bruce Thompson Gilbert, 91, passed away on February 16, 2014. He was born on September 30, 1922 in Syracuse, NY. Predeceased by his wife of 64 years, Jean Margaret Gilbert; he is survived by his daughters, Carol Lynne (Andy) Ulsh and Nancy Jean (Gary) Adams; his brother, Alan (Helga) Gilbert. He was the loving grandfather of Amy, Drew, Rebecca, Kristopher, Amanda, Kimberly, Aaron, Valerie and Allison. He was great-grandfather to Alyssa, Bryant, Keely, Tyler, Alex, Hannah, Chloe, and Rosemary Jean (due this spring). Bruce was a resident of Freedom Village in Bradenton where he had many beloved friends and belonged to the Retired Pilots Club. He served in the US Air Force for 27 years during World War II, Korea and Vietnam. He was a hero to his country and to his family.
A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00Pm Thursday, February 27, 2014. Funeral Services will be held at 1:00PM Friday, February 28, 2014 at Sarasota National Cemetery. Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory 43rd Street Chapel in charge of arrangements. Condolences to www.brownandsonsfuneral.com.