Luc R. Gilbert, 79

FULTON, NY – Luc R. Gilbert, 79, of Fulton, died Saturday June 29, 2013, at his home surrounded by his family.

He was born to the late Gedeon and Amanda (Cloutier) Gilbert in Ste. Aurelie, Quebec, Canada.

Luc R. Gilbert
Luc R. Gilbert

Mr. Gilbert moved to the United States in 1959 and he has been a resident of Fulton since 1964.

He co-owned and operated with his wife and son Gilbert Excavating, Fulton since 1970.

Mr. Gilbert was an avid fisherman and hunter.

He was predeceased by his sisters: Jeanette Gilbert and Yolande Gilbert; brothers: Walter Gilbert, Leonard Gilbert, Herbert Gilbert and Clermont Gilbert.

Mr. Gilbert is survived by his wife of 52 years, Mignonne (LaMarche) Gilbert of Fulton; three children: Cheryl (John) Tharp of West Virginia, Linda (Jimmy) Bullock of Delaware and John (Denise) Gilbert of Fulton; three brothers: Benoit (Jacqueline) Gilbert of Canada, Henri (Gervaise) Gilbert of Hannibal, NY and Ligouri Gilbert of West Virginia; five sisters: Mariange Gilbert, Claire Gilbert, Jacqueline Gilbert, Anitta Gilbert and Doris Gilbert all of Canada; six grandchildren: Nicholas (Carrie) Spiker and Jennifer Spiker both of West Virginia, Brian (Anna) Bullock of Louisiana, Gregory Bullock of Delaware, Joshua Gilbert and Benjamin Gilbert both of Fulton; one great-grandson, Colt Spiker of West Virginia; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Sugar Funeral Home, 224 W. Second St. S., Fulton, with Rev. Robert Stephenson officiating.

Burial will be held privately.

Calling hours will be conducted 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Sugar Funeral Home.

Contributions may be made to Friends of Oswego County Hospice, PO Box 102, Oswego, NY 13126.