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“My sincere condolences to the entire family. Our family lived a block over, and our childhoods are just filled with awesome memories. I was blessed...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Michael Robinson - Utica, NY

“Growing up on Shaw Street, I remember Mr. (& Mrs.) Gilles as great parent and wonderful person. My sincerest condolences to all the Gilles family.. ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: Michael Joynt - Utica, NY

“My sincerest sympathy to all the family, especially Mrs GillesAnd Bob and Rene as well. RIP LucretiaZongrone ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: - AK

“Dear Steve, Laurie and family,Our sincerest condolences on the loss of your father. We have experienced the same -- years ago, but one does not...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Martin and Beth Margulies - CT

“Your father was a very kind and impressive man. I remember talking with him at my own father's funeral and visiting with him after mass in subsequent...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Warnick Kernan - Richland, WA

“On behalf of our entire family, please accept our deepest sympathies on your loss of a wonderful, kind and loyal man. An entire community mourns with...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: John Brown - Utica, NY

“It was far too many decades ago that I worked with Steve. A fine thoughtful gentleman, always with a smile and a kind word. My condolences to the...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: John Williams - Whitesboro, NY

“I've had the privilege of knowing Steve Gilles for over 52 years. Perhaps the finest description of him is to share the words of our son, who is now...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Judy and Bill Dillon - Rochester, NY

“My condolences to the Gilles we have known Mr. Gilles for many years and he has always been very nice gentleman to talk with from the Benson and the...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“I met Steve when my wife (Kathy) started working for him, I found him to be a genuine and honest individual. I guess the one thing that I will...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Tim LaFountain - Utica, NY

“My condolences to the Gilles family. ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Lynne Palmieri - New York, NY

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Stephen was born on December 12, 1926 and passed away on Tuesday, October 11, 2016.

Stephen was a resident of Utica, New York at the time of passing.

Stephen graduated of St. Mary's School in Fulton NY a Life Scout and a Fulton High School valedictorian Steve attended Cornell University as part of the Navy V-12 Program was graduated from the United States Naval Academy and studied Civil Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. A lifelong student of history he received the Naval Academy History Prize for the Class of 1949.

Stephen was married to Rena.

Calling hours will be Sunday October 16 from 2 5 pm at Dimbleby Friedel Williams and Edmunds Funeral Home 13 Oxford Road New Hartford. The funeral will be on Monday October 17 at 10 am at St. John the Evangelist Church 66 Oxford Road New Hartford.

In memory of Steve you may wish to contribute to the Sisters of St. Francis of Tiffin 200 St. Francis Ave Tiffin OH 44883 at www.tiffinfranciscans.org or Food for the Poor 6401 Lyons Road Coconut Creek FL 33073 at www.foodforthepoor.org.