Alan Curtis Gilman of Madison, N.H., passed away at his home on March 18, 2020. He was 81.
A lifelong resident of Madison, he was born to Arthur Ripley and Lucinda (Frances Brown) Gilman.
A veteran of the Army, he was a member of the VFW in Northwood, N.H. Alan worked at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard for many years.
After he retired, he worked for the town of Madison, and subsequently Purity Springs/Danforth Bay Camping Resort until his retirement in 2012. He also served as a fire commissioner for the Town of Madison.
He loved his community and enjoyed camping, golfing, listening to bluegrass music, bluegrass festivals and enjoyed watching the Patriots and Red Sox play (and win).
He is survived by his loving wife, Lynne of Madison; his sister, Carolyn Guyer of Yuma, Ariz.; stepson, Sean Janes; and two stepdaughters, Michelle Boucher and Mark of Penacook, N.H.; and their children, Miah and Rylee and Christine Drew of Barnstead, N.H.; and her children, Jordan, Camryn and Kendra of Barnstead, N.H.; and stepdaughter-in-law, Kim Gilman of Belmont, N.H., and her children, Zac, Jacob and Ryan; and great-grandchildren, Carma and Dahlia. He also leaves behind a cousin, Paul Anderson of Charlestown, R.I., who was always there to help out. He also leaves behind many nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.
He was predeceased by his parents; his brother Herbert A. Gilman; his sister and brother-in-law Isabel and Bruno Pedulla.
A graveside service will be held at a later date this spring.