OBITUARY

Clarence "Tom" Gillmor

May 24, 1935May 26, 2019
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Clarence “Tom” Gillmor, 84, of Fremont, died Sunday, May 26, 2019. He was born May 24, 1935 in Fremont to Robert and Nova (Copley) Gillmor. Tom graduated from Fremont Ross in 1953. He married Mary (Santos) Gillmor on October 24, 1953.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years; his daughters, Cathy (Marty) Williams of New Hampshire and Karen (Steve) Berlekamp of Green Springs, his son, Clarence “Bob” (Kathy) Gillmor of Old Fort; ten grandchildren; 3 step-grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; 10 step-great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Gladys (Glenn) Binkley of Fremont and Clara White of Florida. He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Connie Gillmor Yarmoluk, brothers, Ken and Dale Gillmor, sisters, Louise (Voelzke) and Jane (Wheeler) Gillmor.

Tom was a farmer his entire life. He also drove truck for 30 years. He enjoyed cutting firewood, woodworking, working in his son’s cannon shop, going to flea markets, participating in Western square dancing, and attending all events of his beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was a member of the Tiffin T-Squares for over 30 years, a member of the Masons and Eastern Stars for 40 years, as well as a past Patron of Eastern Stars in 2001.

Tom’s family felt especially blessed to share his last birthday with him, celebrating with his favorite treat- an ice cream cake. Tom could eat ice cream seven days a week.

Visitation will take place Thursday, May 30, 2019 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Keller-Koch-Chudzinski Funeral Home, 416 S. Arch Street, Fremont, OH, 43420. Funeral services will be Friday, May 31, 2019 at 10:00 am at Hayes Memorial United Methodist Church, 1441 Fangboner Road, Fremont, OH, 43420. Rev. G. Alan Brown II, OSL will be officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Union Cemetery in Old Fort.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Hayes United Methodist Church or PT Services Fremont Delay the Disease.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, May 30, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, May 31, 2019
  • Burial Friday, May 31, 2019

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Clarence "Tom" Gillmor

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John & Donna Brueggemeierl

May 31, 2019

We are very sorry to hear about Tom's passing. Keeping the entire Gillmor family In our prayers.
God Bless you all.

Ronald Smith

May 30, 2019

To Mary and the Gillmore family you have our deepsest sympathy.

Lisa Zieber Yingling

May 29, 2019

We sure had great times camping and square dancing!! My sympathy to you all. Tom was such a great guy!!

Lynne Abernathy

May 29, 2019

Karen and family,

So sorry to hear about your dad,want to let you know that the Abernathy's and the whole Nowak family are thinking of you and your family in this sad time. We know how you feel we just lost my dad just a month ago. Just hold on to all the good memories you had together. Please share this with the rest of your family.

Your friend,

Lynne Abernathy

Judy Blatt Smith

May 28, 2019

So many great times. He is at peace in the arms of the Lord. Prayers of comfort for all of the family.

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