On Monday December 2, 2013 Brian Gilroy, of Petrolia, passed away at Bluewater Health-Sarnia at the age of 53. Much loved husband of Marie Gilroy. Proud and caring father to Grant. Survived by Doreen and Gerry Giles, Dick Stevens, Sharon and Doug Dodge, Wayne and Norma Gilroy, Garry and Darlene Gilroy, Lynda Gilroy and Hal Sclodnick, Paul and Michele Reid, and many nieces and nephews. Also survived by his mother- and father-in-law Isabell and Pete Sylvester. Predeceased by his parents Orville and Shirley Gilroy, and his sister Audrey Reynolds. At Brian’s request there will be no visitation and a private family service will take place at a later date. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made by cheque to Junior Beef Expo (www.westernfairdistrict.com) and North Lambton 4H Club and can be arranged by calling the NEEDHAM-JAY FUNERAL HOME, Petrolia (519) 882-0100. Memories, pictures, and condolences may be shared online at www.needhamjay.com.