Obituaries detail

Harold "Pop" Gilbert, Age: 95
Mar 25,1924---Jun 30,2019

 

HAROLD "POP" GILBERT

 

MARCH 25, 1924 - JUNE 30, 2019

 

 

Harold "Pop" Gilbert passed away on June 30, 2019 following a short illness. 

 

He was a WWII veteran who served proudly as a B-17 gunner with the  8th Air Force.

 

After military service, he was town manager of Camden, Maine. His extended career was with ARMCO Construction Products as a territorial representative. After retirement he pursued a second career as a real estate appraiser.

 

He was selected by the College of the Ozarks for their sponsored trip to England to visit historic WWII sites. He also had the privilege of participating in Honor Flight Maine to Washington, DC. 

 

In addition, he received the University of Maine’s Greatest Generation Award for his military service.

 

Throughout his life, his tenet was, “give more than you take”.

 

Harold is survived by his wife of 70 years, Norma, daughter Donna, 2 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

 

A memorial service date is pending.

 

Additional Service:
Services at Later Date

Condolences

Richard Paine Jul 08 ,2019

Shriner ,Auburn ,Maine

Dear Pop's Family, What a great guy who directed all on how to live life. Sadly missed, Dick Paine Elaine Jacques

Edith (Botka) Smith Jul 15 ,2019

niece ,Athens ,Tennessee

I have great memories of Uncle Harold. He is missed! My husband and I send love and condolences.

David CoWallis, Jr. Aug 18 ,2019

Mason of Tranquil Lodge#29 ,Auburn ,Maine

Though my exposure to Pop was small he definitely left an impression on me and shared stories that I will never forget. Until we meet again on the level.i want to thank his family for sharing him with me and my deepest condolences for his passing.

David CoWallis, Jr. Aug 18 ,2019

Mason of Tranquil Lodge#29 ,Auburn ,Maine

My sincerest condolences to the family. Though I had a small exposure to this great man he left a deep impression on me.