Gilda “Jill” V. Leblanc, 99, of St. Petersburg, passed away July 8, 2018.
Born and raised in Boston, MA, she lived for many years in central Massachusetts before retiring to St. Petersburg where she and her husband lived for 40 years. She is survived by her children, Suzanne (William) Arrand and Lawrence (Jeanne) Leblanc; three grandchildren, Benjamin, Brian, and Bethany; and five great-grandchildren; a brother Nicholas (Marie) DioGuardi, and several nieces and nephews. Gilda was predeceased by her beloved husband Larry of 67 years, a grandson William Leblanc, and seven siblings. Gilda loved being with family, thrived on entertaining family and friends, and was an avid bridge player, playing twice weekly until very recently.
Interment will be at Bay Pines National Cemetery on Monday, July 23 at 2:00 p.m.
David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Central Avenue Chapel in St. Petersburg is serving the family.