Grace Mary Gilson

April 16, 1945January 23, 2023
Obituary of Grace Mary Gilson
Grace Mary Gilson was a strong woman of faith, a caring wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend. She was born into a family of 9 in Chimaltenango, Guatemala on April 16, 1945 to Jesusita de Fuentes and Tomas Fuentes Perez. She worked as a nurse at Hospital Carroll Behrhorst where she met her husband of 53 years, George Joseph Gilson. Together they had 5 children, 8 grandchildren and 6 great grand-children. Grace loved spending time volunteering alongside her husband in international healthcare in various countries around the world including Africa, Central America, South America and Southeast Asia. When she was not busy volunteering she loved spending time with her family whom she enjoyed and loved. She also enjoyed hiking, crocheting, drawing, gardening and cooking. Grace will be missed by all who knew her. She will always remain in our thoughts and hearts. A memorial service is scheduled at 1 pm PST on Friday, January 27, 2023 at: Bradley Mitchell Funeral Home Pacific Beach- La Jolla Chapel 4710 Cass St. San Diego, CA 92109 To participate in the service via Zoom: copy and paste link to your web browser: Meeting ID: 818 9628 8869 Passcode: 113868 In lieu of flowers, please donate to Hospitalito Atitlan, Santiago Atitlan, Solola, Guatemala, on her behalf, at GoFundMe page: Copy and paste link to website:

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