Morris "Murray" Gilman
Born 1929 in Boston, MA
Died 12/26/2016 in Syracuse, NY


Murray Gilman, 87, died Monday evening at Menorah Park. Born in Boston, he had been a resident of Syracuse since 1954. Murray was the founder and owner of M. Gilman Real Estate which he operated for more than 50 years. He was a proud veteran of the US Army having served from 1951-1953 with headquarters, and headquarters detachment 369th quartermaster battalion; a member and past commander of Onondaga Post 131 Jewish War Veterans; a master Mason; and a longstanding member of Temple Adath Yeshurun where he was a dedicated member of the daily minyon. Murray was a lifelong Boston Red Sox fan.
His family includes his beloved wife Sylvia of 62 years; their children Robert, Michael, Lori (Terry) Croad, and Randi (Matt) Gilman-Snell; grandchildren Heather, Rachael, Tiffany, Matthew, Alyssa, Aaron (Michelle), Michelle, Casey, Jacob, Alexis, and Nathan; great-grandchildren Alyiah, Daniel, Angelyna, Jett, and Stevie; his brothers Jason, and Harvey (Susan); and his sisters-in-law Ros Bodow, and Jeanette Gilman. He was predeceased by his brother Al, and his sister Ruth.
Funeral services will be at 1PM on Thursday, December 29 at Sisskind Funeral Chapel. Friends may visit with the family immediately prior to the service on Thursday from 11:45 to 12:45 at the funeral chapel, 3175 E. Genesee Street. Burial will be in Adath Yeshurun Cemetery. Shiva will be observed at his niece Andrea Knollers home Thursday night from 7-9, Friday from noon to 4, and Sunday from noon to 4.
Contributions in Murrays memory may be made to The Minyon fund at Temple Adath Yeshurun, or The Alzheimers Association.

Date of Death: December 26, 2016
Burial Location
Sylvia (Ozinsky) Gilman