Edward Gilman

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“Dear Mark and Cathy,I just heard about Eddie. He sure was a good guy. I always remember him training the horses on the track at the farm. I would...Read More »
1 of 23 | Posted by: Andy - Rochester, NH

“Our condolences are offered for the Gilman family. All of the "Harness Horse racing families" were like one big family. My Dad, James L. Phalen,...Read More »
2 of 23 | Posted by: Janet (Phalen)Doherty - Ararat, NC

“Many fond memories of my youth remembering Ed training and racing our horses. May he rest in Peace. He was a really great guy. ”
3 of 23 | Posted by: Jody Morrissette - Exeter, NH

“Mark and Cathy,sorry to hear about your loss ”
4 of 23 | Posted by: David Sargent - Kensington, NH

“We raced with Eddie in a lot of the fairs and throughout Maine and N.H.. He drove some of our horses as well. This guy had the biggest smile and...Read More »
5 of 23 | Posted by: Bruce & Maxine Hadlock - NH


6 of 23 | Posted by: leroy copeland - felton, DE

“Eddie was the classic New England horseman. He had the respect of all the horsemen and rightly so. He will be greatly missed. Condolences to his...Read More »
7 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“Eddie Gilman was a GREAT driver before the day of shiny helmets, $6000.00 racebikes & handholds set behind your back. RIP Eddie & have fun behind the...Read More »
8 of 23 | Posted by: Jim & Brenda Valiante - GA

“Eddie was a wonderful person. He drove for us a few times after my husband had a heart attack. You couldn't ask for a nicer person or a better driver...Read More »
9 of 23 | Posted by: Gaylen Kelly - W. Peterborough, NH

“Ed was a great friend & horseman. We had a lot of good times at Hinsdale, he talked softly but with wise words. Our thoughts and prayers to the...Read More »
10 of 23 | Posted by: Jim Mattison - Pompano Beach, FL

“We are so very sorry for your loss. He was a very nice person and an excellent horseman.He will be missed. ”
11 of 23 | Posted by: Harness Horse Breeders of NYS - NY

“Youll be missed Eddie youll always be my freind ”
12 of 23 | Posted by: Todd Du Bois - Biddeford, ME

“Eddie was a great classmate and friend. We spent many an hour exchanging tales in high school. We lost contact after high school yet I often thought...Read More »
13 of 23 | Posted by: George Stevens - SC

“To the Gilman Family,Ed was an amazing horseman and friend that will be greatly missed. His quiet, happy and positive energy leaves us with a lot of...Read More »
14 of 23 | Posted by: Jim & Mary Ann Davis - NH

“We're so sorry hearing of the passing of Eddie. May he RIP. ”
15 of 23 | Posted by: Art & Kathy Toland Young - York, ME

“Ted is so glad he got to speak to Ed a couple weeks ago. They had a great conversation and talked about the old days. Ted really appreciated the...Read More »
16 of 23 | Posted by: Ted Wing - Montgomery, NY

“I loved you dearly uncle Eddie. You never stopped believing in me, even when I had.Say hi to grampy and grammy for me. Love,-Pinky ”
17 of 23 | Posted by: Miranda Gilman - Sanford, ME

“We are so sorry to hear of Eddie's passing. We both have MANY fond memories of him through the years. Thinking of you all. May peace be with you....Read More »
18 of 23 | Posted by: Patricia Varnum - Greene, ME

“Hey Ed, We didn't make much money but we had a lot of fun. RIP Remembering LUCKY DIME. ”
19 of 23 | Posted by: Bruce White - Exeter, NH

“Hey Ed. We didn't make much money but we had a lot of fun. Rip Remembering LUCKY DIME. ”
20 of 23 | Posted by: Bruce White - Exeter, NH

“I will forever miss you. It was a great honor to call you my friend. May you rest in peace now. ”
21 of 23 | Posted by: Amanda Squiers - Greenville, ME

“Sorry for Ed's passing i raced horses with him an true gentleman ”
22 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“I will go to the barn today and ride. This one is for you Ed. ”
23 of 23 | Posted by: Denise Horn - OLDSMAR, FL


Edward was born on May 10, 1939 and passed away on Sunday, November 12, 2017.

Edward was a resident of Exeter, New Hampshire at the time of passing.

Services will be held at 7 PM. Private burial will be in the Exeter Cemetery.

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