Robert M. Gillespie

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    - Melody Gozdiskowski Fontaine
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    - Darryl Hoskins
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    - Rue Lam

Robert M. Gillespie

Robert M. Gillespie, 50, of Wilmington, DE passed away at home on May 22, 2014. Robert served his country in the U.S. Navy. He was employed with the U.S. Postal Service as a mail carrier. He loved the outdoors, especially hunting and motorcycles, his Welsh Corgis and enjoyed going to the family activities.

Robert is survived by his wife Judith A. (Welsh) Gillespie; his daughter Bonita (Bo) Marshalewski and her husband Cory; mother-in-law Barbara Welsh; sisters and brothers-in-law, Barbara Ann and Kenny Abernathy, Charlotte and Harlem Mitchell, Elizabeth Welsh, Joseph Welsh and best friends Darryl and Doreen Hoskins and Duane and Pauline Hurst; also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday May 27 from 6-7 pm with a memorial service to follow at 7pm. at the McCrery and Harra Funeral Home, 3710 Kirkwood Highway Wilmington, 19808. Burial will be held privately. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the A.I. du Pont Hospital for Children, 1600 Rockland Rd. Wilmington, DE 19803. To send messages of condolence visit

Funeral Home
McCrery & Harra Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc
3710 Kirkwood Hwy Wilmington, DE 19808
(302) 478-2204
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Published in The News Journal from May 25 to May 27, 2014
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