Mr. Joseph W. Gilbert Jr., age 88, of Orlando, Florida passed away Friday, February 5, 2021 in Altamonte Springs, Florida. He was born August 16, 1932 in Abington, Massachusetts and is survived by his loving wife, Louise and just celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary this past summer. Mr. Gilbert loved his family and is also survived by his daughter, Joanne Gilbert of Oakdale, CT; sons, Joseph and John Gilbert, both of East Lyme, CT and granddaughter, Chelsea Gilbert of Seattle, Washington. He loved playing guitar, singing with his family & friends in which they loved hearing him. Mr. Gilbert was a US Navy Veteran and a member of the Subvets Groton Clubhouse in Groton, CT. An engineer by trade and for the last 28 years wintered in Florida. Mr. Gilbert was very proud of his 2 hole-in-ones during his lifetime of playing this wonderful game of golf. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Mr. Gilbert to the Subvets Groton Clubhouse, 40 School Street, Groton, CT 06340 and/or Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675-8516.
Arrangements entrusted to CAREY HAND COLONIAL FUNERAL HOME, 2811 Curry Ford Road, Orlando, FL 32806 407-898-2561 www.careyhandcolonialfh.com