Family Login:


Share This Obituary


Bible Emblem

Selwyn "Sebby" Preston Gilmore Sr., 90, a native of Berwick and a resident of Bourg, died Friday, May 22, 2015.

Visitation will be Wednesday, May 27, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM at St. Ann Church . A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, May 27, 2015at 12:00 PM at St. Ann Church , Bourg, LA.
Burial will be in St. Ann Cemetery, Bourg,LA.

Survivors:
His loving wife of 68 years - Mable Nini Gilmore
Sons - Selwyn "Sonny" Gilmore Jr. and wife Kathy, Barry Gilmore and wife June
Daughters - Phyllis Boquet and husband Malcolm, Cindy Jones and husband Wayne, Tammy Credeur
Sister - Dixie Bergeron
Brother - Don Gilmore
Grandchildren - Lori Belicek, Malcolm Boquet Jr., Nikki Pellegrin, Maria Theriot, Jerry Jon Gilmore, Alison Theriot, Matthew Gilmore, Todd Credeur Jr. and Kacey Jones
Great Grandchildren - Jamie Picou, Kimberly LeBlanc, Justin & Joshua Boquet, Dain & Jacob Pellegrin, Abby & Drew Theriot, Elizabeth & Preston Gilmore, Rebecca, Isabella, Emmalyn and Theriot twins and Macie Gilmore
Great Great Grandchildren - 9

Preceded in death by:
Parents - Cecil and Beulah Comeaux Gilmore
Brothers - Cecil, Charles and Jerry Gilmore
Sisters - Fae Scherer, Betty Drew Hinton and Myrtle Lois Gilmore

Sebby was a 43 year employee of The Texas Pipeline Company upon his retirement in 1983. He was a World War II veteran having served in the U.S. Army Aircorp from 1943 - 1945, stationed in the Pacific Marianas Islands with the 20th Air Force, 52nd Bomber Squadron. He was a member of the American Legion Post 380, Veteran of Forgein War 7755, a former member of the Knights of Columbus 8932.
He selflessly gave to the church and community of Bourg. Sebby was a faithful servant of the Lord as Lector, Commentator, Eucaristic Minister and the Catholic Charity Program at St. Ann Church. He was blessed with the gift of voice, singing for many weddings and funerals. He also gave back to his community by coordinating with the council on Aging, The Meals on Wheels Program for the elderly in Bourg. His home serves as its home base still today.
Sebby love spending time at the camp, his home away from home in Grand Isle, where he enjoyed recreational trawling and crabbing. Above all of these he was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He was a loyal friend and never met a stranger. He will forever live within our hearts. Family meant everything to him.

Special thanks to Haydel Hospice and Dr. Brian Matherne.