Francis M. Gillon

  • Born: April 11, 1931
  • Died: December 7, 2020
  • Location: Glenolden, Pennsylvania

Cavanagh Family Funeral Home

301 Chester Pike
Norwood, PA 19074

Tel. (610) 532-3120

Tribute & Message From The Family


Francis M. Gillon, age 89, of Glenolden passed away peacefully at home on December 7, 2020. Beloved husband of June (nee Waldov). Dear father of Franny (Gail), Steve (Vantuir), Michael (Susan) and Karen (John). Brother of Jeanne Thompson and the late Margaret Naimoli and Jack Gillon. Also survived by 7 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Francis was born in Philadelphia to the late Francis and Alice Delacy Gillon. A graduate of PMC, Mr. Gillon was a U.S. Army veteran. He worked as an Industrial Engineer at Scott Paper until his retirement in 1992. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral Mass on Saturday at 11 AM at Our Lady of Fatima Church, South Ave., Secane. Live Streaming of Mass will begin at 11 AM and can be accessed at https://www.facebook.com/cavanaghfuneralcrematory/. All attending the Mass are required to wear a face mask and observe social distancing. Int Saints Peter and Paul cemetery will be held privately by the family following Mass. In lieu of flowers memorial donations in Francis's name to the Crozer-Keystone Hospice 200 W. Sproul Rd. Springfield, Pa. 19064 would be appreciated.