Roger T. Gilbert - age 84, of Eastern Avenue, died March 3, 2018 at Alfond Center for Health, Augusta, after an extended illness. He was born in Augusta, ME on Oct. 25, 1933 the son of Treffle Gilbert and Delima (Arbour) Gilbert.
Roger served honorably in the U S Army during peacetime.
Prior to his retirement, he was employed as a painter at the Augusta Mental Health Institute for 29 years.
He was a member of St. Michael Parish and Cushnoc Senior Citizens.
Roger was predeceased by his parents, and by a sister, Marie Ange Larochelle.
Surviving is his wife of 61 years, Joan C. (Whittier) Gilbert of Augusta, ME; two daughters: Karleen Goldhammer and husband Scott of Vassalboro, ME and Jackie Godbout and husband Rick of Hallowell, ME; one son, Raymond Gilbert and wife Patty of Augusta, ME; six grandchildren: Ryan, Alan, Alison, Ashley, Jeremy and Wes; and five great-grandchildren.
Family and friends may visit from 9:30 until 10:30 AM on Wednesday March 7th at Plummer Funeral Home, 16 Pleasant St., Augusta, ME. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 AM at St. Augustine Catholic Church, Augusta, ME. Burial will be in Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to Bread of Life Ministries, 157 Water St., Augusta, ME 04330.