Gilmore, Victoria L., Thomas Township, Michigan


Passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, November 16, 2014, at Covenant Medical Center. Age of 56 years. She was born on March 20, 1958, in Saginaw, to the late Jack E. Fordyce and is survived by her mother, Caroline E. (Schmidt) Fordyce. Vicky graduated from Arthur Hill High School, with the Class of 1976. She was married to R. Scott Gilmore on October 18, 1985, in Saginaw. Scott survives her. Vicky was a very active person and had volunteered for and was a member of many groups, clubs and organizations, including, the Saginaw County Republican Party (Delegate), officer for the Saginaw Valley Amateur Radio Assn. (call sign-N8GSB), Saginaw Friendship Games, Lutheran Youth-Group Basketball, and the Swan Valley School System. Besides her husband, Scott, Vicky is survived by two daughters, Nichole (Jason) Bordeau, West Olive, MI; Melissa Gilmore, Winter Haven, FL; five grandchildren, Cassandra Gilmore, Alexia, Brooklyn and Dakota Bordeau, and Kyle Gilmore; her brothers and sister, Michael J. Fordyce, San Leandro, CA; Kathleen M. (James) Bernardoni, Winter Haven, FL; and Timothy P. Fordyce, Frankenmuth; her uncles and aunts, Lloyd (Gail) Schmidt, Marvin (Karen) Schmidt; several other nieces, nephews and cousins. Vicky’s Memorial Service will take place on Friday, November 21, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at the Wakeman Funeral Home, Inc., 1218 N. Michigan Ave. The Rev. James F. Krueger will officiate. Friends are welcome to visit with the family at the Wakeman Funeral Home, Inc. on Friday from 3:00 p.m. until the time of her memorial service. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorial contributions to the Saginaw Valley State University Foundation for the Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum or the Gilmore-Williams Scholarship Fund. Memories and sympathies of Vicky may be shared with the family on her memorial website at WakemanFuneralHome.com.