Thomas Wilson Gilfillan, 87, of Flanders, NJ passed away on Wednesday February 5, 2020 at JFK Hospital in Edison, NJ. Tom was born on June 11, 1932 in Kearny, NJ to the late David and Jane Gilfillan. He grew up in Kearny and has lived in Flanders for nearly 50 years. Tom proudly served our country during the Korean War as a member of the United States Air Force. He was a man of faith and very active member of the United Presbyterian Church in Flanders. He loved to help others and enjoyed volunteering his time to the American Cancer Society, and the Cancer Center at Morristown Medical Center. He is survived by his three devoted children, Thomas Gilfillan, David Gilfillan, and Robin Gilfillan; five cherished grandchildren, Sean, Samantha, Jake, Heather, and Jennifer; and by many other loving family members and friends. He was predeceased by the love of his life, his wife, Kathleen Gilfillan in 1999. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 11:00 AM at the United Presbyterian Church, 58 Drakesdale Rd. Flanders, NJ 07836 (973-584-8195). Following the service, Tom’s Celebration of Life will continue at Redwoods Grill & Bar 459 Main St, Chester, NJ 07930. In lieu of flowers, do something kind for someone or buy them a drink to toast our Dad.