George Gilmartin

September 27, 1933February 18, 2018

George A. Gilmartin of Plymouth (formerly of Abington) passed away peacefully Sunday, February 18, 2018 at home. Beloved husband of Carol A. (Ouellette) Gilmartin.

Born in Rockland, MA son of the late Edward and Helen (Sweetland) Gilmartin and brother of the late Edward Gilmartin.

A proud veteran of the United States Army he served overseas during the Korean War. He was also a member of the Army'sWinged Victory Chorus and performed with the Bavarian Symphony Orchestra.

He worked for many years for John Hancock. but his true love was working with his hands and building things. He was always so proud of his final piece which much of the time was furniture or toys that he created for one of his children or grandchildren.

Before moving to Plymouth George and Carol raised their family in Abington where they attended St. Bridget's Church and he was a member of the choir. George was not only active in the church but was also committed to his community and much of he time was involved in town events including coaching little league baseball, helping to run sports banquets, and was actively involved with town government.

Family was the most important thing in his life and he adored being together with them as much and as often as possible.

Besides his loving wife he is survived by 5 children and 3 son in laws, Sharon and Robert Doherty of Halifax, Michelle and Thomas Hardiman of Plymouth, Alynne and John Greene of Randolph, Peter Gilmartin of Randolph and Kathleen Cole of East Sandwich; his brother, Alan and his wife Nancy Gilmartin of Pembroke and sister, Patricia and her husband William Shea-Vacca of Carver, 11 grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Visitation on Thursday, 4 to 7 p.m. at the Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Home 40 MacArthur Blvd., Bourne. Funeral Mass and Burial are private. In lieu of flowers donations in his name can be made to Cranberry Hospice, 36 Cordage Park Circle Suite 36, Plymouth Ma. 508-746-0215



  • Visitation Thursday, February 22, 2018


  • Funeral Mass - Private, Burial - Private

George Gilmartin

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Kenton Greene

February 28, 2018

May George's life continue on through the memories of all of us who knew George!

George & Shelia White

February 22, 2018

He'll of a ride old friend will miss you. To Carol &Family are deepest and heart felt sympathies go out to all

Sue Baracchini

February 22, 2018

Nancy, I'm so sad to hear of the loss of your brother-in-law. May you have memories filled with his laughter and may he have a peaceful path to our Lord.

Kristen Gagnon

February 21, 2018

So sorry to hear about your families loss. Joe and I send our love

Chuck LoGiudice

February 21, 2018

Alynne, Johnny & family,

So sorry for the loss of your dad. Please know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers. I hope that you are able to find some comfort in this challenging time. Best,

Chuck LoGiudice

The Staff of Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Home

February 21, 2018

We wish to extend our deepest sympathies at this difficult time.