Vernon G Gilmour

Born: Thu., Aug. 22, 1940
Died: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018


4:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Sun., Nov. 04, 2018
Location: IslandView Funeral Services

Funeral Service

10:30 AM Mon., Nov. 05, 2018
Location: Presbyterian Stone Church

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The Funeral for Vernon George Gilmour, 78, 4399 County Route 6, will be held Monday at the Presbyterian Stone Church at 10:30 with Rev. Robert Schirmer, Pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in Pine Hill Cemetery.

Calling hours will be Sunday, November 4, from 4-6 at IslandView Funeral Services, 300 Main Street, Morristown.

If friends desire contributions may be made to the Richard E. Winter Cancer Treatment Center, 5 Lyon Place, Ogdensburg, 13669. Condolences, and photos can be shared online at

Mr. Gilmour died Thursday November 1  at Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center where he had been a patient since Sunday October 28.

Surviving are his wife Carol, three daughters and sons-in-law: Linda J. (Steven) Wright, Ogdensburg, Karen A. (Bob) Richards, Rouses Point, Hattie Beth (Marty) Bice, Ogdensburg; one son and daughter-in-law, Kevin V. (Melissa) Chittenango; grandchildren; Spencer (Shauna) Kirby, Ogdensburg, Tyler Richards, Washington, DC, Samantha Bice, Madrid, Brandon Wright, Ogdensburg, Megan Richards, Charlottesville, Va. Carolyn Wright, Ogdensburg; three special great-grandsons Kylar, Kaysn, Kohyn Vernon Kirby, Ogdensburg; one sister Sally Miller, Ogdensburg, ; Aunt Sarah Gilmour, Ogdensburg; Brother-in-law and wife, Ron and Karen Bettinger; special cousins, Russell and Terri, Lee Gilmour and Ann Enoch and special childhood friend, Jim Evans.

Predeceasing Vernon is one sister Judy Mourick who died in September 2010.

Born on August 22, 1940 in Ogdensburg he was the son of Kenneth John and Deltha Violet Carr Gilmour.

After graduating from Morristown High School in 1962, Vernon married Carol Ann Bettinger at the Presbyterian Stone Church on January 26, 1963 with Rev. Edwin Sizeland, officiating.

Mr. Gilmour was a dairy farmer all of his working life, until illness forced him to retire in the mid-1990’s

An avid hunter and fisherman, he especially enjoyed hunting deer and ducks and was a member of the NRA.

In addition to enjoyment of watching birds, Vernon spent a great deal of quality time with his great grandson Kyler riding around the farm and neighborhood in his golf cart and watching his favorite football team the Cleveland Browns.

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Rita Rolfe
   Posted Sat November 03, 2018
My very special friend Carol. I am So sorry to hear about your husband and want you to know my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this very sad time. Rita Rolfe

Louise Wright
   Posted Sat November 03, 2018
Our most sincere condolences to all the families

Randy and Louise Wright

Rose R Warren
   Posted Sat November 03, 2018
Carol and Family - I am very sorry to hear of Vern's passing. At a time like this, there is never anything totally correct to say except I am praying you get through the grief that goes with the passing of a loved one and can enjoy thoughts of the lifetime you had with him in your lives.


M Penny Sharrow
   Posted Sun November 04, 2018
Carol and the entire Gilmour Family -

So sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Sincerely, Penny Sharrow

Duane & Kim Pierce
   Posted Sun November 04, 2018
Carol, Linda, Hattie, Karen & Kevin ~ We’re so sorry to hear of the passing of your husband/father. You & your family are in our thoughts & prayers. May your memories you share help ease the pain during this difficult time. Duane & Kim Pierce

Brenda matthews
   Posted Sun November 04, 2018
Carol and family,
So very sorry to hear of Vern’s passing. You are all in my thoughts and prayers🙏🙏

Bud and Carolyn Sheppard
   Posted Sun November 04, 2018
Very sorry to hear about Vern's passing. Thinking of you at this difficult time, Bud and Carolyn

Lori Barr
   Posted Mon November 05, 2018
Dear Carol & family,
I am so sorry for your loss. Hold onto your memories during this very sad time. Take care.

Karen Bettinger
   Posted Mon November 12, 2018
Thank you to all who sent condolences to the family. We appreciate your thoughts & prayers in our time of loss. <3

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