Robert L. Gilson

May 29, 1933 - October 26, 2013
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Robert L. Gilson, age 80 of Chardon died suddenly on Oct. 26, 2013 at his residence. Born May 29, 1933 in Washington, PA to Jean-Baptiste and Rose (nee: Bober) Gilson, he had been a longtime Chardon resident. He is a veteran of the US Navy serving in the Korean Conflict. Robert was an educator withContinue Reading

Glenn Bitner left a message on November 7, 2013:
Dear Myriam: This is Glenn Bitner and I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Mr. Gilson... unfortunately I was out of town and unable to attend the service. I have always, out of respect, called him - Mr. Gilson. He hired me as West Geauga Middle School Principal in 1985---and since that time he was a mentor, a professional colleague and friend. Without his guidance and wisdom I would have never survived my first years as a Principal. His "look" when you needed to consider a different decision -- and of course his "smile" when all was well... made him Mr. Gilson. We both agreed on one topic 100% of the time... the Steelers were #1. I would not be surprised if Black and Gold became heaven's favorite colors. I am so thankful that I had the opportunity to work with and learn from him -- he was one of the best ever at West ! My prayers are with you and your family. Glenn Bitner
Kim Stauffer left a message on November 6, 2013:
Aunt Myriam, I am very sorry to hear of Uncle Bob's death. My thoughts and prayers are with you. He will be remembered in my heart always. Kim
Gay Mason left a message on November 2, 2013:
My dear Myriam. I am so sorry to hear of your sad loss. I feel privileged to have known Bob and to have spent time with you both in St. Kitts, America, England and France. You were a wonderful loving couple and a joy to be with. You are in my thoughts now as always. I am sure your family will be a source of great comfort to you. My love, Gayxx
Hélène GAYTE left a message on November 1, 2013:
Toute ma famille peinée et rassemblée dans la tristesse de cette incroyable nouvelle pense à toi Myriam et à ta famille avec émotion. Ton cher Bob est parti. Je voudrais te soutenir, trouver les mots qui te consoleraient, mais y en a-t-il ? Avec toute mon affection et toute mon amitié pleine de souvenirs.
Michèle Gabriel left a message on November 1, 2013:
Ma chère Myriam. Habituellement j'adore tes histoires et ta façon de les raconter. Je n'ai pas aimé du tout cette histoire là, parce que je l'ai trop ressentie et j'ai trop ressenti combien tu es malheureuse. Bien que je n'ai pas vu Bob depuis des années, je ne l'oublierai jamais. Mes pensées iront demain vers vous tous, toi bien sûr, Alain et sa familkle, Robby et sa famille
Anny GABRIEL FIGUET left a message on November 1, 2013:
Ma très chère Myriam j ai appris par Michèle la triste nouvelle. Mes pensées sont avec toi et ta famille dans ce douloureux moment. Je t embrasse. Anny et ses enfants
Dominique Ligot left a message on November 1, 2013:
J'ai appris la triste nouvelle et je ne veux pas rester silencieuse en ce moment si douloureux pour toi et ta famille;les mots me manquent pour exprimer mes condoleances je pense à notre passé commun si riche et amical; Mes pensées iront, demain vers toi et Robin. Amicalement Dominique
Laura Grabowski left a message on October 31, 2013:
Dear Gilson Family, I just wanted to say how sorry I am to have learned of your loss. May the God of all comfort sustain you during this difficult time. In times of sorrow such as this I have found the following promises to be comforting John 5:28,29 about the resurrection hope as well as Rev. 21:4 where we see that God is going to get rid of all the things that cause us suffering and pain including death forever. It is my sincere hope that these thoughts comfort your family at this time. Laura
BANNEVILLE DELPEX left a message on October 31, 2013:
Chère Myriam, Je te souhaite beaucoup de courage en cette période difficile. Je garde dans mon coeur le souvenir du grand Bob qui impressionnait la petite fille que j'étais lorsque je venais te rendre visite et m'avait laissé sa place une nuit d'été où j'avais dormi à tes côtés en attendant ma petite soeur qui venait au monde... Je t'embrasse Frédérique
Skip and AJ Starkey left a message on October 29, 2013:
Dear Myriam, Our hearts are heavy. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Skip and AJ
Karen(Yvette) Peine Knierim left a message on October 28, 2013:
Madame Gilson I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Please accept my condolences.
Cynthia Gilson-Myers left a message on October 28, 2013:
Myriam may you find consolation in your family and friends. Bob was deeply loved and will be sorely missed by all who knew him. Love, Cyndi
Carol Younkin left a message on October 28, 2013:
Miriam, my condolences and prayers to you at this time of loss. May you find that comfort from your friends and family and from the Lord. Carol Adrian CHS 1966
Catherine & Elbert Whitright left a message on October 28, 2013:
Myriam I am so so very sorry to hear of the passing of Bob. We went back a long way and it was very nice to renew memories and get to see both of you these past couple of years. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this very sad time. Catherine & Elbert
Janice R. Black left a message on October 27, 2013:
Mrs. Gilson, I wanted to extend my condolences to you at the loss of your husband. May you have many Blessings to help your healing process. Janice Black CHS Class of '72
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