Gilmour, Robert D. “Bud”

gilmourRobert “Bud” D. Gilmour, 84, of Plainville, beloved husband of the late Janet E. (Smith) Gilmour, passed away peacefully Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at his home with his family by his side. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, February 17, 1931, son of the late Howard E. and Ann (Wagner) Gilmour. He was a United States Army veteran of the Korean War and earned his Master’s degree in Organizational Behavior from The University of Hartford. Bud spent his entire career with General Motors, retiring from New Departure Hyatt in 1992. Family was everything to Bud and he treasured the time he spent with them. He enjoyed genealogy, was known as the family historian and always had a story to share. He is survived by his three daughters, Beth Wojtusik and her husband Michael of Bristol, Linda DiOrio and her husband Mark of Burlington, and Laura Gilmour of Bristol and his four grandsons, whom he was very proud of and their many accomplishments, Jeffrey Wojtusik, Matthew DiOrio, Michael DiOrio, and Daniel DiOrio. He was predeceased by his brother, Richard Gilmour. In honor of Bud’s wishes, funeral services will be private.

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3 Responses to 'Gilmour, Robert D. “Bud”'

  1. Beatrice Jones says:

    To the Gilmour Family, Bob was my boss at New Departure and I can say that he was a great and most compassionate person. I was greatly inspired and motivated by his commitment in continuing to get has degree. He was a man with a good spirit and a life long learner, he had the ability to inspire others to reach higher. Bob and Jan were a great team and I know that you will miss them both. May the thoughts and prayers of family and friends comfort and strengthen you in the days ahead. God bless and keep you always. Bea

  2. George & Judy Dutcher says:

    Dear Gilmour Family,
    May loving memories of your Father / Grandfather, bring you comfort through the days ahead. Our Deepest Sympathy to each of you.
    Regards, George and Judy Dutcher

  3. Thomas Kenyon says:

    Bob was a great friend he will be missed.

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