Gill Joyce Genealogy

Maria Nolan Gill (1851-1930)


Mrs. John Gill and daughter Anna of Parsons and Misses Mary and Lucy Kelly of Kingston called on Mrs. Mary Lindsay of Pringle Street.

   Times Leader (Wilkes-Barre, PA) - January 3, 1916


Mrs. Maria Gill, aged 75, died last night at 6 at her home on Matson avenue, Parsons of complications. Some three years ago Mrs. Gill suffered a slight stroke and since had been in ill health. She was born at Hawley and later lived at Inkerman. Upon marriage to her late husband, John Gill, who preceded her death twenty-one years ago almost to the day, she came to Parsons and had lived here for fifty-five years, and was one of the oldest residents of that town in point of years of residence. She was a member of St. Dominic's church and was identified with the Altar and Rosary society.

A woman of noble character, active and interested in many movements for the public good, she was known and loved by a wide circle of acquaintances who mourn the passing of such a lovable person. She is survived by the following children: Thomas Gill, merchant, and Richard Gill, foreman for the L. V. Coal Co., of Parsons; Sister Marcella of St. Dominic's convent, Oyster Bay, N. Y., and Sister Ricarda of St. Joseph's convent, New Born, N. C.

   The Wilkes-Barre Record - November 21, 1930

Maria Nolan Gill

Mrs. Maria Gill, 75, Matson Avenue, Parsons, died at the family home last night following a prolonged illness. About three years ago Mrs. Gill was stricken with a slight stroke, and had been in ill health ever since. Her husband, the late John Gill, died twenty-one years ago, almost to the day of her demise.

She was born in Hawley and for a while lived in Inkerman but came to Parsons more than fifty years ago. Since that time, she had endeared herself to the people of the Parsons section who will mourn her passing. She was a member of St. Dominic’s Church, Parsons, and was affiliated with the Altar and Rosary Society.

Mrs. Gill is survived by the following children: Sister M. Marcella, St. Dominic’s Convent, Oyster Bay, N.Y.; Thomas Gill, Parsons Merchant; Richard Gill, Foreman of the Lehigh Valley Coal Company; Sister M. Ricarda, St. Joseph’s Convent, New Bern, N.C.

The funeral will be held from the late home Monday morning with a solemn High Mass of Requiem in

   Unknown Wilkes-Barre area newspaper - November 22, 1930

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