Gilbert Ronald Flaum, 92, of Manchester, formerly of Willimantic, died May 1. He was the husband of Esther Flaum. Born in the Bronx, N.Y., he was the son of the late Soloman and Bella Flaum. He served in the U.S. Armed Forces. He was also predeceased by his brother Alfred Flaum. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Paula Thompson and her husband Charlie, Howard Flaum, and Robin Wolf and her husband Marc; his grandchildren, Scott Thompson and his wife Heather, Brian Thompson, Dustin Flaum H-60Divi U.S. Navy and his wife Bethany, Chelsea Flaum, Max Wolf, and Michael Wolf; his great-grandchildren, Colby, Kylie, and Sawyer Thompson; and many nieces and nephews.