Kathleen Gillespie (1929 - 2012)

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Kathleen Gillespie, 83, Hernando, died Nov. 14, 2012, surrounded by her loving family and Hospice of Citrus County. Kathleen was born Oct. 24, 1929, in Jenkinjones, W.Va., to the late Henry and Bessie Culbertson. She was employed by Publix Supermarkets as a cashier. Kathleen enjoyed being with her family, reading, cooking, crocheting and knitting. She enjoyed birdwatching and especially loved her hummingbirds.
Left to cherish her memory are her three sons, George William (Marjorie) Gillespie, McKeesport, Pa., James Lewis (Barbara) Gillespie, Savannah, Ga., and Brian Thomas Gillespie, Coral Springs; daughters Karen Lynn (Larry) Collier, Hernando, and Lisa Michele (Dennis) Freemyer, Davie; 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her brother Howard Culbertson.
The family requests donations in Kathleen's memory to either Hospice of Citrus County, P.O. Box 641270, Beverly Hills, Fla., or American Breast Cancer Society. Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Nov. 16, 2012
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