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Ab Gilmour Passes

Published: January 13, 2022 5:05 pm ET

Last Comment: January 21, 2022 3:05 pm ET | 1 Comment(s) | Jump to Comments

Former horseman Ab Gilmour of RR 2 Ailsa Craig, Ont. passed away peacefully at Mitchell Nursing Home on Sunday, Jan. 9, at the age of 91.

Cherished and beloved husband of the late Alice (Haggar) Gilmour (2020) for more than 64 years. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Liz and Alan Scott, Patricia Romphf, Marg Gilmour, Arnold Lindenfield, and Edythe Scott. Ab will be missed by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Tom and Molly Gilmour, brothers and sisters in-law, Jack and Ann Gilmour, Joan Gilmour, Gerald Gilmour, Verlyn Lindenfield, Neil Romphf, and Don Scott.

Ab and Alice farmed for many years and they were the proud owners of several successful racehorses over the years.

Ab’s funeral service will be held at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan on Thursday, Jan. 13 at 1 p.m., with Rev. Allan Livingstone officiating. Interment St. James Cemetery, Clandeboye. Due to provincial COVID-19 restrictions, each person must RSVP for the service in the funeral home by registering at The family invites you to join with them from the comfort of your home. Stream the service live or at your convenience by visiting

Donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

Please join Standardbred Canada in offering condolences to the family and friends of Ab Gilmour.

January 21, 2022 - 3:05 pmSo sad to hear of Abbie's

So sad to hear of Abbie's passing. He was a great guy who helped me out when I first started my own stable at WFR. We were stabled in the same shed row and we had some laughs and beers together. Rest in peace old friend.

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