February 20, 2019

Gilbert W. Lenney


REHOBOTH- Gilbert W. Lenney, 91 lifelong resident of Rehoboth, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, June 7, 2018.

Gilbert was born in New Bedford and was a son of the late Roy and Beatrice (Lamontagne) Lenney.

Gilbert served his country honorably in the US Navy during World War II. He was a bus driver for GATRA and also worked as a mechanic at his family’s business Ralph’s Truck and Auto Body for many years until his retirement. Gilbert enjoyed going out to eat, traveling in his younger years and working on his property. He enjoyed keeping busy and was always on the move.

His family wishes to acknowledge the kind and compassionate care provided to Gilbert by the staff of Beacon Hospice, as well as his home care givers, Ann Matera, Dora Espinosa, Maria Gonclaves and Ralph Goff, Jr.

He is survived by his sister, Eleanor Goff of Rehoboth and many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Clarence Lenney and Doris O’Donnell.

His graveside service with military honors was held on Monday, June 11, 2018 in St. Francis Cemetery, Taunton. Arrangements entrusted to Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home, Taunton.

To light a memorial candle or sign the online guestbook, please visit www.hathawayfunerals.com.


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