Gilbert J. “Gil” Elliott
Gilbert J. “Gil” Elliott, 71, former husband of Mona L. (Nadeau) Elliott
and Evelyn “Inchu” (Mistkowski) Elliott, both of Ipswich, died Monday,
June 11, 2018 at Blueberry
Hill Rehabilitation Center, Beverly following his long illness.
Born in Beverly the son of the late Walter and Jacqueline (Jackman)
Elliott, he was raised in Ipswich where he attended public schools. At the
age of twenty years Gil entered the U.S. Army serving a tour of duty in
Vietnam. Discharged with a Purple
Heart, he returned to
Ipswich where he made his home and raised his family. For several years he
was employed as a bartender at several restaurants including the Choate
Bridge Pub. He also worked construction with the Tougas Construction
Company of Ipswich and most recently was employed as a foreman at the
Ipswich Water Department from which he retired.
Gil was a longtime member of the Ipswich V.F.W. Post #1093 and the Ipswich
AMVETS Post #201. He enjoyed deer hunting and stock car racing. He will
fondly be remembered for his honest smile and generosity.
addition to his two former wives he is survived by two sons, Eric Elliott
and James Elliott both of Ipswich, a daughter, Cory
Ann Head and her husband
Jeffrey of Rowley, a granddaughter, Rachel Head of Rowley, and two
sisters, Victoria Elliott of ME
and Kimberly Elliott of PA.
He was the brother of the late
Walter "Buddy" Elliott formerly of Ipswich, Russell Elliott formerly of
TX, Geraldine Perault
formerly of Ipswich and
Kerry Elliott formerly of
funeral service with Military Honors will be held Friday June 15, 10 am
graveside in Cowles Memorial Cemetery, Town Farm Road, Ipswich. Family and
friends respectfully welcomed. Visiting hours will be Thursday 5 to 8 pm
in the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home, 6 High Street, Ipswich. In lieu of
flowers memorial contributions in his name may be made to Disabled
American Veterans (DAV), P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301.
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