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Miramichi's Funeral Announcements Evelock Clowater Gilks

It is with broken hearts that the family announces the unexpected death of Evelock Clowater Gilks, on Thursday, September 29, 2022

Ev was born April 4,1948 in Blissfield, NB, where he lived his entire life. He was the son of late Harold and Vesta (Clowater) Gilks.

Evelock enjoyed fishing, golfing, (hockey and baseball in his younger years) and wintering in Florida with his wife, Eleanor, where they welcomed family members and friends.

He worked in the woods, scaling with his father, was manager of the Miramichi Salmon Club for--- years, until his death.

Evelock is survived by his loving wife Eleanor Marie (Gaston) Gilks of 54 years, his son, Michael (Pam), children Richelle (daughters Kali, Kaydi and Eleanor) and Ryan (daughters Amelia and Abbigail). His son Colin (Shelley) daughter, Madison, the love of her grampy’s life. Siblings, Joyce Lapointe (Jerry), Sally Price (Terry), Susan Amos (Terry) and brother Winston Gilks, two brothers-in-laws, Edward Gaston (Late Glenna) and Beverley Gaston (Linda), three sisters-in-law, Elizabeth Ness (Ove), Sharon Clowater (Merv) and Joanne Gaston.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by one sister Marilyn and one brother Sherman, six brothers-in-law, William, Floyd, Morrissey, Ronald, Wilfred & Robert Gaston, two sisters-in-law Margaret and Shirley.

A Celebration of life will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 23, Hamilton Dr, Doaktown, NB. 1pm - Wednesday, Oct. 5/22.

In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to the Royal Canadian Legion or charity of your choice.

Personal condolences may be offered through Davidsons Funeral Home, Miramichi

(365-7022) or online at www.davidsonsfh.com Your Family Owned – Family Operated Funeral Home.


  • Passing Date29 Sep 2022
  • Funeral DateWed 05 Oct 2022   01:00 PM
  • Funeral LocationCelebration of Life at Doaktown Legion Branch # 23, 8 Hamilton Drive, Doaktown
  • Resting LocationNo Vistation
  • Visitation PeriodNo Visitation
  • Donations / WishesIn lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to the Royal Canadian Legion or charity of your choice.
  • Funeral Services Davidsons Funeral Home

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