Dorothy S. Gilman

September 4, 1923February 1, 2019

Dorothy S. (Soboff) Gilman of Voorhees, NJ formerly of Randolph, MA, entered into rest on Friday, February 1, 2019 at the age of 95. Born on September 4, 1923 in Boston, MA to the late Harry and Gertrude (Kruty) Soboff.

Dorothy grew up in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston and graduated from Dorchester High School for Girls. Dorothy and Samson made their home in Randolph, MA in 1960 where they raised their two children Michael and Karen.

Before her retirement, Dorothy worked as a bookkeeper for Bradlees Department Store in Braintree, MA. Dorothy loved spending time with her family and cherished the times spent with her children and grandchildren.

She was the beloved wife of the late Samson Gilman who passed away in 2006. Devoted mother of Michael Gilman and his wife Betty Ann, and Karen Gilman-Miller and her husband Gene. Cherished grandmother of Leslie, Rachel, Douglas, Matthew and Justin, and great-grandmother of Harper.

Funeral services will be held at Stanetsky Memorial Chapel, 475 Washington Street, Canton, MA on Thursday, February 7th at 10AM, followed by burial at Lindwood Memorial Park, 490 North Street, Randolph, MA.

Shiva will be observed at the home of Randy and Linda Gilman on Thursday evening at 7PM.

Expressions of sympathy in her memory can be made to Lions Gate Senior Center, 1110 Laurel Oak Road, Voorhees, NJ 08043 or the Alzheimer’s Association at


  • Funeral Service Thursday, February 7, 2019
  • Burial Thursday, February 7, 2019

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