Michael Thomas Gilman

September 24th, 2015

Michael Thomas Gilman, age 35, of Wilmington, formerly of Reading, passed away unexpectedly on September 22, 2015.

Michael was the beloved husband of Maureen M. (Hannon) Gilman, devoted father of James T. Gilman and Matthew J. Gilman all of Wilmington, cherished son of William and Margaret (Yahoub) Alley of Reading. Michael is survived by his brother, Nathaniel Alley of North Reading and predeceased by his sister, Sonia Jaena. He was the loving grandson of the late Ernest and Victoria Yahoub. Michael is also survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Family & friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, on Tuesday, September 29th at 9:00 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Thomas of Villanova Church, 126 Middlesex Ave., Wilmington, at 10:00 a.m. Interment with Military Honors to follow in Wood End Cemetery, Reading. Visiting hours will be held at the Funeral Home on Monday, September 28th from 5:00-8:00 p.m.

Memorial donations in Michael’s name may be made to Local Heroes, Inc., P.O. Box 536, Wilmington, MA 01887.

Michael proudly served in the U.S. Army with deployment in Iraq in the 101st Airborne Division as a Combat Medic with the 2BCT 502 Infantry Regiment earning many medals including the Army Commendation Medal with V Device as well as the Combat Medical Badge.


23 Entries in Guest Book for “Michael Thomas Gilman”

  1. Christopher Plemmons says:

    Doc Gilman rest in peace brother. You will be missed. You and your entire family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  2. Justin Gindhart says:

    Rest easy brother. It was an honor and a privilege serving with you. Prayers to your family.

  3. Carrie Duncan says:

    Rest in Peace, Michael. Give Sonia a big hug for me! I sure miss that crazy girl!

    To Margie & Bill, my thoughts and prayers are with you, along with Michael’s wife & children. Love & Hugs from Texas

  4. Tishauna Douglas says:

    Rest in Heaven Micheal. Maureen and the boys are in our prayers from Hopkinsville, Kentucky

  5. Doc Vance says:

    Rest in Peace. My brother. See you in Valhalla!

  6. Richard Cerci says:

    I was sorry to hear about his passing. Rest in peace brother.

  7. Jennifer Jackson says:

    R.I.P. Mike you will be missed by many! Honored to have had you as a friend ????

    Margie, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts & prayers are with you, your family & Mikes wife & children.

  8. Jennifer Jackson says:

    R.I.P. Mike you will be missed by many! Honored to have had you as a friend

    Margie, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts & prayers are with you, your family & Mikes wife & children.

  9. Paul Wilson says:

    Margie, Words cannot express how sorry I am for your and the entire family’s loss.

    Sending my love and prayers from Chicago.

  10. Victoria Jackson says:

    So very sorry Margie to you and your family for your loss . My thoughts and prayers are with you and also your family.

  11. Amy Hussey says:

    Maureen and family,
    There are no words…
    You are in my heart.

  12. Morgan Sullivan says:

    Rest easy, brother. Great man, great Soldier, great medic and a great smile. See you after my final patrol. Your family is in my prayers.

  13. Danielle Pina says:

    Mike will be missed by many. My thoughts and prayers go out to Maureen, the kids, and the rest of his family. Rest easy and fly high my friend.

  14. Tristan Baker says:

    Doc Gillam you will be missed brother. Still in shock and your family will be in my prayers

  15. Sean Truslow says:

    Rest easy LEPRECHAUN your sorely missed! The crazy and unpredicted times you gave me while your were my medic in Iraq will never be forgotten, there’s no way you should be taken from us so soon! You were and amazing medic, friend and comrade you will never be forgotten my fellow Renegade! Until we regroup I will keep you close to my heart and am pleased to always call you my friend, battle buddy and brother!

  16. Noreen OBrien says:

    Margie, Bill, and Maureen my heart is broken for all of you. Michael is at peace, and my prayer is that God will give each of you a sense of peace about his passing. With Love.

  17. John McCutchen says:

    Will always miss you brother.

  18. william benson says:

    You will be missed brother but not forgotten. It was an honor serving with you as well as knowing you. Your family is in my prayers.

  19. Laurie says:

    Mike, even though it’s been over 15 years, I will never forget that smile! Rest In Peace. My deepest condolences to your loved ones. You will be in my thoughts and prayers!

  20. Ed and Blanche Garone says:

    So sorry to learn of Michael’s death. Our thoughts and sympathy go out to you and your family.


    Bill: My sincere condolences to you and your family at the loss of your son. I pray to God to give you strength to bear this huge and tragic loss. ;May God be with you in this sad period. Amen

  22. Tom Lefavour says:

    My sons knew Michael well. The loss of a Patriot is a loss to humanity.

  23. Toufic Makhlouf says:

    Dear Maguy and family
    So sorry to learn about your loss
    You are in my prayers my sincere condolences
    Rest in peace dear Michael
    With love. Toufic Makhlouf and family.

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