Obituary of Francis Gilmet
Francis Thomas Gilmet
It is with heavy hearts that we the family announce the passing of our loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle and friend, Francis Thomas Gilmet in his 76th year, on March 29, 2023 at the Glace Bay Hospital, with his family by his side.
Born in Glace Bay he was the son of the late Thomas and Olga (Golemiec) Gilmet.
He was employed with the Sydney Steel for 20 years, until his retirement. Francis grew up in Glace Bay, where he was an avid baseball player in his younger years.
Left to mourn is his wife of 56 years Anne (Mischiek); his children, Francis (Jennifer) Ontario, Kenneth (Lalanya), Colorado, and Cara (Greg) O’Flaherty, Sydney; his seven grandchildren, Sarah, Tyler, Cameron, Mason, Donovan, Gregory, and Analise and two great grandchildren, Vienna and Ethan; his siblings, Rita (Wayne) Hart, Glace Bay, Gladys MacLean, Reserve Mines, Daniel and Gerald, both of Ontario; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his daughter, Nancy Gilmet and brother, Thomas Gilmet.
The family would like to thank the medical staff of 3 East, Glace Bay Hospital for your care and compassion give to Francis during his stay there.
Cremation has taken place. As per Francis’ wishes there will be no visitation or service.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to T.J. Tracey Cremation and Burial Specialists, 370 Reserve St., Glace Bay, NS (902-849-4199).