Philip Gilman
Philip Gilman

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AUGUSTA -- Philip T. Gilman, 67, went to be with his savior on Monday, June 27, 2011, after suffering for years from Parkinson's disease. Born in North Conway, N.H., on Feb. 29, 1944, Philip was the son of the late George Gordon and Ruth Hanscom Gilman. He was a graduate of Fryeburg Academy, attended the University of Maine, Orono, and served in the Army Reserve. He grew up in Stow, Maine, and lived for several years each in Montana, Colorado and Minnesota. In 1993, he returned to Maine, where he resided until he passed away. An avid reader and movie buff, Philip also enjoyed hiking and jogging. His surviving loved ones will remember him for his remarkable mind and his keen knowledge of history. But even more, he will be remembered for his creativity, his sense of humor, and f or the humble and gracious manner in which he lived his life. Philip was predeceased by an infant brother, John G. Gilman. He is survived by his wife, Melinda (McGraw), of 11 years; one stepson, Deegan Shi; a sister, Emily Ann (Gilman) Stocker, and her husband, Richard Stocker, of Augusta; one nephew, Nathan Stocker; two nieces, Joanna Stocker and Elizabeth (Stocker) Hake and her husband, Jesse Hake; a grand-niece and a grand-nephew. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 2, at 12:30 p.m. at the RiverRock Christian Fellowship, 65 River Road, Chelsea. In lieu of flowers, donations in Philip's memory may be made to The International Fellowship of Christians & Jews, Isaiah 58 Project, 30 No. LaSalle St., Ste 2006, Chicago, IL 60602-3356.
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