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“vilena, I just read about Gil's passing. so sorry to hear that. he was a great classmate and I remember him fondly. my prayers for you and family. ”
1 of 16 | Posted by: ginnie (edwards) sibley - bedford, MA

“Sorry for your loss. Prayers to the family. ”
2 of 16 | Posted by: Bob & Donna Romilly - Littleton, MA

“Our prayers are with Gil's family in this sorrowful time. Coming up in Littleton High, I looked up to Gil because he was so "cool".So sorry for your...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Billy Harland - Littleton, MA

“Dear Vilena and family,I am so sorry to hear of Gil's passing. Thinking of you during this difficult time. ”
4 of 16 | Posted by: Karen Watson - Clearwater, FL

“So sorry to hear about the passing of my classmate Gil, he was a wonderful person. Vilena and family a very difficult time for all of you, you have...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“Vilena and family, perhaps there are not stars in the sky, but rather openings where our loved ones shine down and watch over us. I wish you moments...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Anne Sweatt - Littleton, MA

“Dear Aunt Vilena and family. I am very sorry to hear the sad news. I will always have fond memories of Uncle Gil. One of the most vivid are the times...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: John - ME

“Our hearts and prayers are with you all! May Gil rest in peace with all of the other members of your beautiful family. Much Love from the Mina...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Deborah Mina - Melbourne, FL

“Dear Friberg family, I am sorry to hear of your loss. Remember the many great times you all had together and accept the thoughts and prayers which...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: Jim Lucchesi - Ayer, MA

“Dear Vilena and family,Our deepest condolences go out to you and your familyat this sad time. We will have the fondest memories of all the great...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Vilena and family. My thoughts and prayers are with you. You have been very strong during Gil's struggle. This is not easy to accept after...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Ginger Wilson - Burlington, MA

“Vilena stay strong for your family as Gil would want. We think of you often and remember how our families began on Taylor Street. ”
12 of 16 | Posted by: Paul and Mimi FitzPatrick - MA

“Dear Vilena and family, we are so sorry to hear of Gil's passing. Our prayers and thoughts are with you all during this most difficult time. ”
13 of 16 | Posted by: Carol & Larry Egan - FL

“We will truly miss the mayor of Aruba. Our heartfelt condolences to you Vilena and your family. May the Aruban winds carry his soul to a beautiful...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Bob and Paula Frizzell - Plymouth, MA

“Dear Vilena and family, I am so sorry to hear about your losing Gil. He was a wonderful man and I hope you find comfort in knowing he is at peace and...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: Cathy Snell - Riverview, FL

“God rest your soul, Gil. Through all your difficulties you fought back bravely and you and Vilena never gave in. You always kept your smile and...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: A friend




Gilbert Friberg, 77 of Littleton, passed at his residence on September 19, 2016. He was born in Malden, MA on July 14, 1939 son of the late Robert and Edith (Pearce) Friberg. He grew up in Malden, came to Littleton as a teenager and was a graduate of Littleton High School. He worked at Cobbs Chicks in Littleton, Hartnett Tannery in Ayer and most recently at Polaroid as a tester and technician for over 30 years. Gil loved to travel, golf and fish.

He is survived by his childhood sweetheart and wife of 56 years Vilena (DeSilvio) Friberg of Littleton; 2 sons, Samuel Friberg and wife Mary, and Eric Friberg of Littleton; 2 daughters, Debra Stone and husband Richard of Somers CT, and Heidi Bourgeois and husband Daniel of Troy Maine; sister-in-law Sandra (DeSilvio) Hinckley and spouse Ronald; 7 grandchildren Jennifer, Hanna, Abby, Molly, Dean, Kate, and Will; nephew Brian Wright and niece Sarah Hinckley. He is also predeceased by his brothers Robert Friberg and William Friberg, sister-in-law Linda (DeSilvio) Farnsworth Wright and nephew Craig Hinckley.

A private service will be held at the convenience of the family.