Dorothy M. Gilman

Dorothy M. Gilman

WEARE, NH:  Dorothy "Dot" (Morrill) Gilman, 83, died July 30, 2020 at Bel Air Nursing and Rehab Center in Goffstown, New Hampshire.

Dot was the daughter of W. Stanley and Ruth (Foote) Morrill and grew up in Penacook, New Hampshire before attending college at the University of New Hampshire.  She married John C. Gilman in 1957 and moved to Hudson, New Hampshire.  She resided in Hudson until moving to Weare in 2014.

Dot worked as a Legal Secretary with Smith-Weiss Shepard, PC in Nashua, New Hampshire until her retirement. 

She was a member of the Hudson Community Church in Hudson, NH for many years and most recently Christ Community Church in Weare. 

She is survived by her daughter, Susan St. Pierre of Wesley Chapel, Florida, her daughter-in-law, Dale (Cleveland) Gilman of Weare, her three granddaughters, Cassidy Gilman of Weare, Jacqueline Gilman of Manchester and Jillian Gilman, a great-granddaughter, Harlyn Gilman of Litchfield, and a grandson, Joshua Wedge of Manchester.  Her son, Anthony “Tony” Gilman predeceased her in 2007 and her husband, John, predeceased her in 1974.

Dot suffered from Alzheimer’s the last 10 years of her life and she dealt with it gracefully.  Dot loved life and her family.  She especially loved her grandchildren.

Although Dot’s passing means heaven's gain, she will be dearly missed by her family, friends and all who knew her.

Burial will be at the convenience of the Family.

The Holt-Woodbury Funeral Home & Cremation Service Henniker, Hillsboro, NH is assisting the family.

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