Mollie was a graduate of the former Luzerne High School, and earned a bachelor's of science degree from College Misericordia. She did a residency in dietetics at Jefferson Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa., and was a teacher in the former Wilkes-Barre Township School District. Mollie was a member of Holy Name/St. Mary's Parish, Swoyersville, College Misericordia Alumni, and Wilkes-Barre Mercy Hospital Auxiliary. She was also a Friend of the Hoyt Library, St. Joseph's Center, and the Red Cross.
She was preceded in death in 1987 by her husband, Dr. John J. Gill, a prominent area radiologist; and brothers, Francis, Jack, and Bud Crossin. The Gill family would like to thank all of her caregivers. Mollie is survived by her children, Atty. John J. Gills Jr., Forty Fort, Margaret Duffy, Mercerville, N.J., James Gill, New Cumberland, Pa., Dr. Kevin Gill, Hollis, N.H., Molly Culbreth, Fayetteville, N.C., Edward Gill, Kingston, Mark Gill, Swoyersville, and Thomas Gill, Louisville, Ky.; and 11 grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Funeral will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday from the Hugh P. Boyle & Son Funeral Home Inc., 416 Wyoming Avenue, Kingston, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Holy Name/ St. Mary's Church, Shoemaker Street, Swoyersville. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Memorial donations, if desired, may be made to the Hoyt Library, 284 Wyoming Ave, Kingston, PA 18704.
The Times Leader (Wilkes-Barre, PA) - May 3, 2011