Please include the American flag. Winslow Nelson J. Gilbert, 87, died Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2010 at his residence. He was born in Beauceville, Quebec Canada, Feb. 23, 1923, the son of Josephat and Eva Bernard Gilbert. Mr. Gilbert was a U.S. Army Veteran of WW II serving in Europe from 1942 to 1945. He had been a store room clerk for Scott Paper Co. for several years. He was a volunteer for Winslow Fire Dept. for 20 years. He also volunteered at the Sacred Heart Soup Kitchen. He was a member of the Third Order of Franciscans and was also a communicant of St. John the Baptist Church. He was predeceased by his parents; his wife Georgette M. Therrien Gilbert who died Aug. 10, 2010 whom he had been married to for 63 years and by a son-in-law, Brian Hersey. He is survived by two sons, Gary Gilbert and wife Cynthia of Winslow and Paul Gilbert and fiancee Jill O'Halloran of Norridgewock; two daughters, Nancy Hersey of Benton and Carol Long and husband John of Wisconsin; grandchildren, Jeffrey Hersey and wife Sonja and John Hersey and wife Elizabeth all of Fairfield Center, Michael Long and Steven Long and wife Maria all of Wisconsin, Mary Long in U.S. Air Force, Cory Gilbert of Winslow, Eric Gilbert in U.S. Navy in Washington and Keith Gilbert of PA.; great-grandchildren, Hannah, Haley, Emily and Tyler Hersey all of Fairfield Center. The family wishes to thank the staff of Beacon Hospice for their wonderful care these last few weeks. In lieu of flowers, donation in his memory may be made to the Servants of the Blessed Sacrament, 101 Silver St., Waterville, ME 04901 or to Mid-Maine Homeless Shelter, 28 Ticonic St., Waterville, ME 04901. Visiting hours will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Wed., Sept. 2, 2010 at the Gallant Funeral Home, 10 Elm St., Waterville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Fri., Sept. 3, 2010 at St. John the Baptist Church, 26 Monument St., Winslow with Rev. Paul Murray officiating. Committal prayers and burial will follow in St. Francis Catholic Cemetery, 78 Grove St., Waterville.