Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Peter Gilbane Sr.


07/12/1926 - 10/23/2017


Peter Gilbane Sr., age 91, of Marble, NC passed away Monday, October 23, 2017 at his residence.

He was a native of Leitrim County, Ireland and was the son of the late Peter and Ellen Ward Gilbane. Peter was a self-employed General Construction Contractor. He came to this area from Saugerties, New York in 2006. Peter was a member of the St. Williams Catholic Church. He was a Mason and also a member of the BAC (Bricklayers & Allied Craftsman.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Catherine Elizabeth McDonnell Gilbane; two daughters, Eileen Haines and Catherine Gilbane; and one sister, Kathleen Gilbane Kilcline.

He is survived by three sons, James Gilbane of West Haven, CT, Peter Gilbane and wife Denise of Marble, NC and Patrick Gilbane and wife, Karyn of Saugerties, NY; one sister, Jane Moran of London; 10 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

A Memorial Service will be held at 6pm, Saturday, November 11, 2017 at St. Williams Church in Murphy. Father Alex Ayala will officiate.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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