Richard John Gilman
1939 — 2021
Richard John Gilman, 81, of Freeport, ME, formerly of Wallingford, CT, passed away peacefully on May 29, 2021. Richard was born in Meriden, CT on October 18,1939, the son of Veronica S. and Wilfred G. Gilman Sr. He lived most of his life in Wallingford and attended Holy Trinity School. Richard and his family moved to Vermont during his high school years. He graduated from Black River High School in Ludlow, and went on to attend Vermont Technical College in Randolph. During his years in Vermont, his family owned a chicken farm. Richard worked the family farm for over six years while attending school and cared for the chickens daily, helping to raise over 40,000 chickens annually. Richard...