Theodore Joseph Gill
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Theodore Joseph Gill
  • September 9, 1945 - May 25, 2017
  • Kennesaw, Georgia

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Mr. Theodore 'Ted' Joseph Gill Sr., age, 71, of Kennesaw, GA., passed away on Thursday, May 25, 2017 surround by his loving family. Mr. Gill was born on September 9, 1945 in Steubenville, Ohio, a son of the late Thadeus Frank Gill and Mary Ann Corsi Gill.
During his high school career, Ted met the love of his life, Mrs. Kathleen Spadafora Gill. After graduation from high school he attended Pittsburgh institute of aeronautics and was then hired by Pan American world air line in NY,NY. The two were wed shortly thereafter and began to create a lifetime of unforgettable memories and share a 'one of a kind' love. Ted began Basic training in the United States Army ten days after their wedding, serving during the Vietnam War. It was after he served his time in the military that Ted moved his family back to New York and they remained there for 27 years. Ted was hired by Delta in 1991 and it was then they made their way Georgia where he would work for Delta Airlines and retire with 38 years of service.Ted settled into retirement very well, he enjoyed traveling, cheering on his favorite sports teams, reading, and gardening. Ted was an avid golfer and could almost always be found enjoying a round any chance he got. Though his hobbies brought him great joy and satisfaction, his greatest joy came from being a dedicated husband to his precious wife, a wonderful father to his three children, and an outstanding grandfather to his grandchildren. Ted was an immediate friend to everyone he met and he will certainly be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Mr. Gill is survived by his wife of fifty-two years, Kathleen Gill; three children, Johnna Renyhart, husband Charles, of Cape Coral, FL., T.J. Gill Jr., of Orland, FL., and Sheri Widmann, husband Joseph, of Fuquay-Varina, N.C.; four brothers and their spouses, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gill, Mr. and Mrs. David Gill, Mr. Richard Gill and Mr. and Mrs. Michael Gill; six grandchildren, Jared, Paige, Jacob, Parker, Madison, and Michael; and several nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends also survive.
A funeral mass to honor the life of Mr. Ted Gill will be held at eleven o'clock in the morning on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at The Catholic Church of the Transfiguration, 1815 Blackwell Rd. Marietta, GA., 30066. Inurnment services will follow at two-thirty in the afternoon in the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton.
The family will receive friends from five o'clock in the evening until eight on Monday, May 29, 2017 at Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home with a prayer service take place at seven-thirty.
Please visit www.winkenhoferpineridgefuneralhome.com to share memories and leave condolences with the family.
Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home, 2950 North Cobb Parkway Kennesaw, GA, 30152, has charge of arrangements for Mr. Theodore 'Ted' Joseph Gill Sr.