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Robert E. Gillmor

By T.J. Woodward
Aug 3, 2012, 2:51pm

Robert E. Gillmor, 94 of LeRoy, died July 31, 2012 at E.J. Noble Hospital in Gouverneur, NY. He was born July 16, 1918 in Clarkson, NY to the late Henry H. (Helen Rudman) Gillmor. Mr. Gillmor was retired from Eastman Kodak in Rochester where he was a Supervisor and Chemical Engineer. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of LeRoy, a volunteer at the VA Medical Center, did taxes for the AARP as a volunteer and was a voluntary EMT for the LeRoy Ambulance Corp.  At age 52 he started skiing, learned to windsurf at 70 and saved snowboarding until he was 72.  We will remember his laugh, his faith in God, his constant insights into world affairs, science, and philosophy, his generous nature, and his gentle approach. He was loved by all he touched. He is preceded in death by his wife Evelyn B. Gillmor in 2011.

He is survived by his children Sharon (Kenneth) Wall of LeRoy, Rodney Stuart of New York City, Lynn Steinberg of Illinois, Greg (Linda) Gillmor of Pavilion, Ann (Daniel) Thomas of Corfu and Jeffrey (Ellen) Gillmor of Rochester. One sister Eleanor Amos of Ohio, 11 Grandchildren, 10 Great Grandchildren survive along with one nephew and one niece.

There will be no prior calling hours. Funeral Services will take place at the First Presbyterian Church 7 Clay St. LeRoy, NY 14482 on Saturday August 11, 2012 at 2:00 PM. Interment will take place in Lakeview Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the church. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please visit or call 343-8260. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, NY 14020.

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