Helen Mary Gilson, age 97, of Fort Pierce, Florida, passed away January 7, 2020. Born on March 13, 1922 in Meriden, Connecticut to Stanley Bogucki and Mary Kocon, Helen enjoyed spending time with her family, sewing, knitting, painting ceramics, gardening, and cooking. Helen is preceded in death by her parents; her loving husband, James; brothers, Theodore Pinkos and Benjamin Bogucki, and her son, James Gilson, Jr. She is survived by her children: Robert James Gilson, Thomas Michael Gilson, Joseph Theodore Gilson, Mary Ellen Gilson Graves; plus 6 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. A visitation will take place on January 10, 2020 at Yates Funeral Home of Port St. Lucie, Florida from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. A funeral service honoring her will take place on January 13, 2020 at St. Anastasia Roman Catholic Church beginning at 10:00am. Graveside service will be held on January 16, 2020 at 10:00 AM in St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Meriden. Helen will be missed dearly by those who knew and loved her.
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