Dorothy I. Gillman

12/16/2014 2:09 PM |

Longtime Greenport resident Dorothy I. Gillman died at her home Dec.15. She was 87. 

Ms. Gillman was born June 16, 1927, in Flushing to Benjamin F. and Dorothy (Hirschmann) Lowe and attended high school in Forest Hills. She married George W. Gillman Jr. Sept. 12, 1953, Flushing.

For over 30 years, Ms. Gillman worked as a bank teller at various locations.

Ms. Gillman was an active member of a quilting group at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Greenport. Family members said she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, sailing, baking and traveling.

She is survived by her husband George W. Gillman Jr. of Greenport; her children, Susan Kurlowicz of Bethpage, Carol Bekas of Bay Shore, George L. Gillman of Valley Stream, Grace Iadanza of Islip Terrace; her brother, Robert Lowe of Seaford; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

The family will receive visitors Thursday, Dec. 18, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Horton-Mathie Funeral Home in Greenport. A funeral service will take place Friday, Dec. 19, at 11 a.m. at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Greenport. Cremation will be private.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Greenport.