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Rev. Mr. Gene Gillis

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Rev. Mr. Gillis was born on October 20, 1929 and passed away on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.

Rev. Mr. Gillis was a resident of New York at the time of passing.

He graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from City College of New York.

He served his country with the United States Army from 1951through 1955.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held ll:OO AM Monday June 19, 2017 at Holy Cross Catholic Church with Father Louis Canino, O.F.M. officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. There will be a Vigil for the Deceased and a Rosary will be held beginning at 6:30PM Sunday June 18, 2107 at Holy Cross Catholic Church followed by a visitation with the family and friends. Survivors include his children Peter Gene Gillis and Kay of Wake Forest,Nina Ribet and James of Kernersville, Katie York and James of Walkertown, Janine Gillis of Alexandria, VA, Andrew Gillis and Kelly Greenwood of Alexandria,VA, Matthew Gillis and Gene Ward of Burlington, and Robert Gillis of Raleigh; thirteen grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren; brother Father Joseph Gillis of Waymart, PA; and a host of extended family and friends . Visitation at the Holy Cross Catholic Church from 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM on June 18, 2017. Sunday June 18, 2017 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM Holy Cross Catholic Church 616 S Cherry St.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Holy Cross Catholic Church Building Fund.

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