James R. Gildner, 79 of Silver Lake, passed away on Thursday February 28, 2019 at Suzanne’s Comfort Care Home in Perry. He was born in Warsaw, on April 15, 1939 to the late Ralph (Doris Krieger) Gildner. He is preceded in death by his sister Marjorie Simmons.
James was a Veteran of the United States Army. He retired as Assistant Post Master in Mt. Morris and went on to work at J.N. White Design. Mr. Gildner was an avid fisherman and loved living at the lake. He was very personable and helped everyone with everything. James loved children, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He is survived by his beloved wife Katherine B. (Behr) Gildner of Silver Lake, daughter Kellie Herrmann of Grandbury, TX; brother David (Nora) Gildner of Alexander; grandsons Christopher (Emily) Herrmann of Wyoming; Nicholas (Angela) Herrmann of Tolar, TX; 4 great-grandchildren Rachel, Shane, Cailey, Riley, along with several nieces and nephews.
There will be no prior calling hours and services will be private.
Memorial contributions can be made to Suzanne’s Comfort Care Home 167 North Main Street, Perry, New York 14530 or to HomeCare & Hospice Inc. 450 North Main Street #3, Warsaw, New York 14569.
For more information please call (585) 237-2626 or to leave a message of condolence visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530. To send flowers or a remembrance gift to the family of James R. Gildner, please visit the Tribute Store.