Zita K. Gill

Zita K. Gill

AGE: 83 • Glen Mills, PA

Zita K. Gill, age 83, passed away on Monday, March 31, 2014 at Maris Grove, in Glen Mills, PA..

Zita was born in 1930 in Chicago, IL to the late Zita and Thomas J. Clancy. Her family eventually moved to Tucson, AZ where she graduated from Tucson High School. She also attended Miserocdia College in Dalles, PA.

Zita was a very warm and kind person and loved people. She was loved by everyone who was lucky enough to know her. Zita was a hospice volunteer for many years in Wilmington and was an active sustaining member of the Ladies Junior League.

She attended Life-Long Learning in Wilmington and modeled for the DuPont Club Fashion Show luncheon. She enjoyed dancing, bridge and traveling in Europe, especially in Ireland, and took several Elder Hostel vacations. Zita had a home at Moosic Lake in the Poconos and enjoyed a time-share at Hilton Head Island in SC.

Zita was an avid golfer and skier and was a member of the DuPont Country Club in Wilmington and Kelly Green Golf and Country Club in Fort Myers (near Sanibel, FL). She was also a member of St. Joseph on the Brandywine Church in Greenville.

Zita was predeceased by her first husband, John J. Green and second husband, Charles Kreis and sister Colette Dubsky. She is survived by her husband of 20 years, Robert Gill; three sons, Shawn Green and wife Linda of McGaheysville, VA, Kerry Green of Mansfield, OH and Clancy Green of Lawrence, PA; step-daughter, Mary Ellen (Gill) Sharkey and husband James of Wilmington; step-son, Thomas Robert Gill of Rehoboth Beach, DE three grandchildren, Colin and Clancy Green and Kathryn Sharkey.

Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10:30 am on Friday April 4, 2014 at St. Joseph on the Brandywine Church, 10 Old Church Road, Greenville where friends and family may visit from 9:30 to 10:30 am. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Willow Tree Hospice, 616 E. Cypress Street, Kennett Square, PA 19348.

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Published in The News Journal on Apr. 3, 2014