Gill Joyce Genealogy

John Gill (1916-1987)

Dr. John Gill Will Leave Sept. 1

   The Sunday Independent (Wilkes-Barre, PA) - August 6, 1950

Dr. John J. Gill

Dr. John J. Gill, Yeager Avenue, Forty Fort, died Monday afternoon, Feb. 16, 1987 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital following a brief illness.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, Oct. 18, 1916, he was a son of the late Thomas and Margaret Gilroy Gill.

Dr. Gill was a graduate of the University of Scranton, and Jefferson Medical College of Philadelphia, where he served his internship. He received a Master of Medical Science degree in radiology, and was a resident physician in Flower 5th Avenue Hospital in radiology. He also held a cancer research fellowship.

During World War II, Dr. Gill served in the Pacific for four years as a Lt. Commander in the U.S. Navy Medical Corps. He was a radiologist at Valley Radiology Associates of Kingston, and a member of the staff at Mercy Hospital, Wilkes-Barre. He was a member of Holy Name of Jesus Church, Swoyersville.

Dr. Gill was a member of the Luzerne County Medical Society, serving as director; Pennsylvania Radiological Society; the American College of Radiology. He was also a member of the Wyoming Valley Country Club, and a founding member of King’s College Century Club.

Dr. Gill served on the board of Directors at Marywood College, and as a vice president on the Northeast Pennsylvania Alumni of Thomas Jefferson University. He was utilization review chairman of Little Flower Manor, Wilkes-Barre, and was recipient of the Dept. of the Army Certificate of Appreciation for Patriotic Civilian Service.

He is survived by his wife, the former Molly Crossin; sons, Atty. John J. Gill, Forty Fort; James R. and Dr. Kevin J., Hartford, Conn.; Ned, Mark and Thomas, at home; daughters, Mrs. Margaret Duffy, Princeton, N.J.; Molly M., Hartford, Conn.; sister, sister Marital Gill, I.H.M., Pittston; brothers, Rev. Nicholas Gill, C.P., Jamaica, west Indies; Atty. Thomas Gill, and Francis Gill, Wilkes-Barre; five grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Thursday at 9:30 a.m. from the Hugh B. Hughes and Son Funeral Home, 1044 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in Holy Name of Jesus Church, Swoyersville.

Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hanover Township. Friends may call Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Mercy Hospital, the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, the Hoyt Library of Kingston, or to the charity of the donor’s choice.

   The Times Leader (Wilkes-Barre, PA) - February 17, 1987

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