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John
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May 2, 1932 – November 5, 2018

John Gilmore
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Obituary for John Gilmore

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John Gilmore, 86, of Marcellus passed away Monday November 5, 2018 at home with his family by his side. He was a highly decorated veteran of the Korean War serving in the Army Airborne Ranger where he was awarded the Silver Star, Bronze Medal, Purple Heart and Conspicuous Service Award (State of New York) and reached the rank of Corporal. He worked for over 50 years with the laborers international union. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt and fish.
John is survived by his wife of 57 years the former Karen Pitman, sons Dan (Nadine) and Jon (Amanda), grandchildren Sydney, Madison, Reese, Matthew, Samantha and June. He also leaves behind his brothers Bill and Dick and sisters Shirley DeRyke and Ann King and several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents he was also predeceased by his brother Tom and sister Marian.
Service with military honors for John will be 7 p.m. Thursday November 8 at the Plis Funeral Home. Relatives and friends may call on the family from 5-7 p.m. Thursday prior to the services at the funeral home, 33 North St., Marcellus.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Hospice of CNY.

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First Visitation

When Thursday, November 8th, 2018 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Location
Plis Funeral Home, Inc Marcellus
Address
33 North Street
Marcellus, New York 13108
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Memorial Service Information

When
Thursday, November 8th, 2018 7:00pm
Officiating
Rev. Jean Moore
Location
Plis Funeral Home, Inc Marcellus
Address
33 North Street
Marcellus, New York 13108

Interment Information

Location
Onondaga County Veteran's Cemetery
Address
4069 Howlett Hill Road
Syracuse, New York 13215