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Victor Leo Gilmet

Victor Leo Gilmet

Passed on: November 19th, 2017

With great sadness, we announce the passing of Victor Leo Gilmet, age 86, on Sunday, November 19, 2017, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of the late George and Anne (Campbell) Gilmet.
In his earlier years, Victor worked for MacPhee Plumbing, was a boxer, and also did some painting. He was known as an all-around handyman who loved the outdoors, landscaping ,cooking, watching old movies and spending time with his family.
Victor is survived by sons, Victor, Ontario and Allan (Crystal), Glace Bay, and daughters, Karen (George), Glace Bay, Cathy (Jim), Glace Bay and Laura (Kevin), North Sydney.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Anita, and by several brothers and sisters.
Cremation has taken place.
A funeral service, officiated by Fr. Daniel Boudreau, will be celebrated Wednesday (today), November 22, 2017, at 2 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home Chapel, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay.
Interment will follow in St. Anne’s Cemetery, Glace Bay.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at: www.vjmcgillivray.ca.


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