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Gerald Robinson Gilbert


Gerald Robinson Gilbert, 93 years of age, of Springhill, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 8, 2019 at the High Crest Nursing Home, Springhill. Born in Springhill, he was a son of the late Earl & Laura (Shipley) Gilbert.

Gerald was a lover and owner of antique cars. Gerald & Nellie enjoyed going to Florida and made 28 trips over the years.

Gerald is survived by his wife the former, Nellie Hahnen; daughter, Arlene (Jim) MacDonald; grandaughter, Adrienne McCann (Patrick) of Halifax, great grandson, Karson; sister, Shirley Sears (Hudson) of Truro, N.S; step sisters, Noreen Simons (Art), Linda Dunphy (Lee), Beverly Bowes, Sharon Campbell, Marion Varner; step brothers, Don Baker (Jo), Marvin Baker (Marie), Eric Baker (Joan), Jim Hahnen (Wilma); several nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by sisters, Vivian Smith, Doris Caulfield and Faye Livingstone, infant sister Hazel; infant brother Ross; step sister, Joyce Burke; step brothers, Murray McCully, William & Gerald Baker, brother in laws, Ivan & Joseph Hahnen.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of A.H. Brown Funeral Home, 5 McFarlane St., Springhill, NS ( 902-597-2361). The family will receive visitors at the funeral home on Monday, July 15, 2019 from 12- 2 p.m. with a memorial service to be held immediately at 2 p.m. Rev. Wayne McCarther officiating. Burial will take place in the Hillside Cemetery, Springhill.

Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the St. Andrews Wesley United Church.

Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting Gerald's online memorial at

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Service Date
Monday, July 15, 2019
Service Time
2:00 pm
Service Location
A H Brown Funeral Home, Springhill, NS

July 15, 2019
Visitation Time
12:00 to 2:00 pm
Visitation Location
A H Brown Funeral Home, Springhill, NS

Burial Date
July 15, 2019
Burial Time
Following the Funeral Service
Burial Location
Hillside Cemetery, Springhill, NS

Requested Charity
St. Andrew's Wesley United Church, Springhill.