Francis T. Gillespie

Obituary for Francis T. Gillespie

August 29, 2020
Horsham, Pennsylvania


Francis T. Gillespie Sr., of Horsham, formerly of Germantown, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Saturday August 29, 2020 at the age of 88. Francis was the beloved husband of Doris E. (nee Spence); cherished father of Kathleen White (John), Frank Gillespie Jr. (Sheila), Connie Meizinger (Michael), Carol Gillespie (Amy), Bob Gillespie (Lori), Mickey DeCarolis (Michael), Patsy Black (Edward), and the late Thomas Gillespie; loving brother of Patricia McGlinn, late Nancy Fitzgerald, late Jack Gillespie, late Buddy Gillespie, late Father Thomas Gillespie O.S.F.S., and the late Gerry Gillespie. Also surviving are 11 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to share in Francis' Life Celebration on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 from 6:00PM-8:00PM at Craft/Givnish of Abington 1801 Old York Road Abington, PA 19001 and again on Thursday, September 3, 2020 at St. Catherine of Siena 321 Witmer Road Horsham, PA 19044 beginning at 10:00AM followed by his funeral mass at 11:00AM. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions to Fox Chase Cancer Center in Francis' memory would be greatly appreciated. To donate please visit

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