Passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 2, 2023 surrounded by his loving family. He is predeceased by his parents Charles S. Glidden and Isabelle A. Glidden; siblings Charles E. (Mary Lou), Dolores (Phillip) Maine, Ralph B. (Marilyn), Richard J. Glidden, Nancy (Robert) Maier; sister-in-law Elizabeth A. Glidden and grandson Daniel Edward Gorrow.
He will be forever remembered by his wife Elizabeth “Betty” Glidden; his children Margaret “Peggy” Glidden, Gilbert S. (Betsy) Glidden, Jill (Mike) VerWeire, Judy (Rick) Sylvester, Debra Glidden Fields; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; brother James Glidden; many nieces, nephews and cousins, and his beloved dog Chloe.
Gilbert and Betty were former owners of the Carriage Place Co-Op, Glidden, Homes Incorporated, Brockport International Speedway and Gilbert was a school bus driver for the Brockport Central School District.
Family will receive friends on Thursday, April 13, 2023 from 4 – 7 PM at Fowler Funeral Home, Inc. 340 West Ave, Brockport, followed by a Funeral Service at 7 PM.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing may donate to the Brockport Christian Center Ministries or St. Jude Children’s Hospital in Gilbert’s memory.