STRAFFORD - On Sunday, May 17, 2020, Thomas Richard Gilbert, Jr., 72, passed from this life and ascended to our Heavenly Father's house in Heaven. Born on June 17, 1947 in Yokohama, Japan, to the late Thomas Richard Gilbert, Sr. and Toshiko (Shimada) Gilbert.
He married his true love, Joy (Parsons) Gilbert in 1981. They spent 37 years together in marriage until she gained her angel wings in June 2018.
He is survived by his sister, Mary Gilbert of Portsmouth, brother, Mark Gilbert of Stratham, as well as his two sons, Peter Gilbert and his wife, Kathy (Cannon) Gilbert of Rochester, their children, Devon, Kinsey, Gianna and Nicholas, and son Jonathan Gilbert and his wife Emily (Ferguson) Gilbert and their daughter Julianna Gilbert also of Rochester.