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Winnifred Savage Houser Gill

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KENNETT SQUARE, Pa. - Winnifred Savage Houser Gill, 91, of Kennett Square, Pa., suddenly died on Thursday, March 7, 2013, at Bristol Glen in Newton N.J. Winnie was born Sept. 14, 1921, in Richmond, Va., the third of six children of the late Aubrey Alphin and Winnifred Savage Houser. She attended Hollins College in Roanoke and graduated from Westhampton College, now the University of Richmond. She was married for 64 years to Dan R. Gill, who preceded her in death in 2011. She also was predeceased by her brothers, Aubrey Jr., Bill and Robert; and her sister, Ruth.

Winnie is survived by her son, D. Steven Gill, of Princeton, N.J.; her daughter, M. Susan Weiss and her husband. Arthur. of Sussex, N.J.; one brother, John Houser, of Thomasville, Ga.; grandchildren, Christopher, Chloe and Kenneth Gill and Kathryn and Sarah Weiss; and a cherished friend, Mike Scott, of Lincoln University, Pa.

Winnie was a formidable bridge player, an avid pool shooter, and looked forward to the Friday crossword in the Wall Street Journal.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 21, at the Gill residence, 906 Fairthorne Drive, Kennett Square, Pa. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.PinkelFuneralHome.com.

Published in The New Jersey Herald on Mar. 17, 2013
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