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Kathleen Gillen

1946 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Gillen Kathleen

AGE: 68 • Croton on Hudson

Kathleen Gillen, age 68, of Croton-on-Hudson, NY went home to be with the Lord on August second after a two year fight with cancer.She was born in Peekskill and graduated fromPeekskill High School in 1965. Later, she completed courses in visual arts and many of her paintings and sculptures arelovingly displayed in the homes of her family and friends.With her husband of 49 years, Frederick Gillen, she lived in Peekskill,Yonkers, Verplanck, and Croton-on-Hudson, NY. Together they ownedand operated their business, Garrie Pest Control. Kathleen spent many hours volunteering her time to her children's school, church,and community activities. She is survived by her husband, Frederick Gillenand children: Yvette Roth, of Avon, NY; Fred Gillen Jr., of Peekskill;Sarah Jersey, of Cortlandt Manor; and Farid Johnson, of White Plains.Her grandchildren are Matthew Roth, Gabriel Roth, Stephen Roth,Grace Jersey, Shane Jersey, Aubrey Johnson, and Skylar Johnson. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be directedtoward the Community Food Pantry of Mohegan Lake or the Gideons.A wake will be held at the Cortlandt Funeral Home in Verplanck on Monday, August 4th from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m. A memorial service will be held at St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Mohegan Lake on Tuesday, August 5th, starting at 10:00 a.m.

Cortlandt Funeral Home Inc.

97 Broadway

Verplanck, New York 10596


Published in the The Journal News on Aug. 4, 2014
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