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Evelyn B. Gillmor

By T.J. Woodward


Evelyn B. Gillmor, 91 of LeRoy, NY died February 2, 2011 at the LeRoy Village Green. Born October 16, 1919 in Rochester, New York to the late Max (Barbara Gessner) Balzer. Mrs. Gillmor was a longtime member of the First Presbyterian Church in LeRoy and had a number of leadership roles including governing of the Church and the Ladies Guild. She was very active with the Girl Scouts of America and became an International Representative that included a trip to Greece. She wrote and acted in many plays and was also an artist. Mrs. Gillmor loved weaving, cross stitch and knitting. Voluntarily put on many dinners for foreign students at the University of Rochester. Mrs. Gillmor and her husband volunteered for the LeRoy Ambulance for 14 years and many other community events and functions.  She will be remembered as a smart creative woman with a lot of energy that was devoted to a marriage of 68 years, raising six children and her community. She is preceded in death by her sister Elizabeth Berend. 
She is survived by her husband Robert E. Gillmor of LeRoy; children Sharon (Ken) Wall; Rodney Gillmor; Lynn Steinberg; Greg Gillmor; Ann Harlach; Jeff (Ellen) Gillmor; sister-in-law Eleanor Amos; grandchildren Stephen (Judith) Solberg; Peter (Aimee Marie) Solberg; Shaina Steinberg; Heather (Angelo) Rampino; Melissa (Frank) Dahl; Jonathan Connolly; Jeff Connolly; Michael (Natalie) Connolly; Julie Gillmor; Jennifer (Frank) Lane; Robyn Gillmor; great-grandchildren Brayden, Layla, Gavin, Ian, Nate Solberg; Halle Rose Dahl; Jael Paul; A.J. Rampino; Mickhale Meyer; nieces Joan Berend and Patricia Demetrick. 
There will be no prior calling hours. The family will be gathering for a celebration of Evelyn’s life 2:00 PM on Saturday February 12th at the First Presbyterian Church of LeRoy, 7 Clay St. LeRoy, NY 14482. Interment will take place at Lakeview Cemetery in Brockport. 
Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of LeRoy, 7 Clay St. LeRoy, NY 14482.  For more information or to sign the online guest registry please go to or call 343-8260. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.

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