Gilmore, Joseph P.By Canton Citizen
Joseph P. Gilmore Jr., 82, of Canton, died January 28, 2013, following a long illness.
Joe was a retired truck driver for the Teamsters Local Union #49. He worked for Winslow Trucking of South Boston, Quinn Freight Lines of Brockton, Mohawk Flooring of Walpole, and Arrow Trucking. He served in the Massachusetts Army National Guard and was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council #2095 in Canton.
Devoted husband of the late Mary A. Gilmore (Silva). Father of Joseph A. Gilmore and his wife, Margaret, of East Walpole, Kathleen A. Moriarty of Canton, Jeanne E. Hall of Hingham, Mary C. Bailey and her husband, Jeff, of Stow, Joan M. Plothow and her husband, Jacques, of Indiana, Theresa F. Harrington and her husband, Kenneth, of Florida, Kevin P. Gilmore and his wife, Teresita, of Canton, Paul M. Gilmore and his wife, Sally, of Seekonk, Susan M. Pires of North Carolina, James P. Gilmore of Stoughton, Mark E. Gilmore and his wife, Michele, of North Attleboro, and the late Patricia E. Gilmore. He is also survived by 26 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Brother of the late John P. Gilmore, Mary Reid, and Paul Gilmore.
A mass of Christian burial was celebrated Monday, February 4, in St. John the Evangelist Church in Canton. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery, Canton. If desired, donations may be made in Joseph’s memory to the American Lung Association, 460 Totten Pond Road, Suite 400, Waltham, MA 02451-1991. Arrangements by the Pushard Family Funeral Home, 210 Sherman Street.
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