UHLMAN – John W. “Billy” 81, of White Point, Queens County, formerly of Chelsea, passed away peacefully in Queens General Hospital, Liverpool on Thursday, March 28th, 2013 with his companion, Sylvia, by his side.
Born in Chelsea, he was a son of the late James “Essie” and Blanche (LeBlanc) Uhlman.
Billy was a former employee of Bowater Mersey Paper Company, Brooklyn retiring as foreman of the Wood Room. He enjoyed salmon fishing, hunting, camping and playing washers and crib with his buddies.
Survived by his companion Sylvia Forbes, his daughters Annette Gamblin of St. Paul, AB and Janet Uhlman (Mitch) of Maple Ridge, BC, Dawn Uhlman (Scott) of Greenfield. Sons Kevin (Callie) of South Brookfield, Michael (Shirley) of Greenfield. His grandchildren Andrew Uhlman, Jennifer Uhlman, Cara Uhlman, Korbin Uhlman, Billie Mae Lavoie, Marshall Gamblin, Tara Gamblin, Chelsie Tagg, Lindsay Mullett and Levi Nickerson. His great grandchildren Grey, Griffyn and Geneva Forbes, Alex, Charlie and Leanne Wilson, Emmalee and Ace Tagg, Isaac and Evelyn Mullett. Sister Dale (Peter) Matthews of ON. His former wife Dorothy Uhlman.
Predeceased by his son David, sisters Hattie, Ina and Lida. His brothers Norman, Jalbert, Robert, and James.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool. At Billy’s request there will be no service. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlersfuneral.com. A special thank you to Dr. Blackadar, the VON, Homecare and the wonderful care he received at Queens General Hospital. A very special thank you to Al Shankel for being such an amazing friend.
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