Marjorie Gilmore, 87

Homemaker, counselor

November 28, 2006

Marjorie Young Gilmore, a former Baltimore homemaker, died of cancer Nov. 21 at her home in Naples, Fla. She was 87 and before retiring to Florida had lived in Guilford.

Born and raised in Boston, the former Marjorie Ellen Young moved to Baltimore shortly after her 1940 marriage to Dr. William Epperson Gilmore, a surgeon who practiced at Johns Hopkins and Union Memorial hospitals and at Greater Baltimore Medical Center.

Mrs. Gilmore served on the boards of the Children's Aid Society, Traveler's Aid Society and GBMC. In the 1960s, she was a mental health counselor at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

She played golf and bridge and had been a member of the Green Spring Valley Hunt and Johns Hopkins clubs.

Services are private.

Survivors include three daughters, Eleanor Massie of Plymouth, Mass., Bliss Warner of Yardley, Pa., and Tobey Shaw of Greenwich, Conn.; a sister, Lillian Edmondson of El Cajon, Calif.; and seven grandchildren. Her husband died in 1992. A son, William E. Gilmore Jr., died in 1947.

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