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Walter Gill (1917-1997)

Walter Gill

Walter F. Gill, a former resident of Scott Street, East End section of Wilkes-Barre, died Monday at the Birchwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center following a lengthy illness. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Thomas and Nellie Comisky Gill.

He graduated from Coughlin High School, Wilkes-Barre. He was employed as a butcher by the McGinley Grocery Store, Wilkes-Barre. Before retiring, he was a brakeman with the Delaware and Hudson Rail Yards, Plains Township, for more than 30 years. He was a member of Holy Saviour Roman Catholic Church, Wilkes-Barre, and Holy Name Society for many years.

He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Grace Mundy, in 1992; brothers John, Leo and Raymond Gill. Surviving are his sisters-in-law, Mrs. Ann Gill, Wilkes-Barre; Sister Patricia Ann Mundy, R.S.M., Dallas; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be at 9 a.m. Thursday from the H. Merritt Hughes Funeral Home, Inc., 451 North Main St., Wilkes-Barre, with a funeral mass at 9:30 a.m. in Holy Saviour Church, Wilkes-Barre.

Interment will be in the St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hanover township. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Holy Saviour Church, 54 Hillard St., Wilkes-Barre, 18702.

   The Times Leader (Wilkes-Barre, PA) - December 16, 1997

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