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Robert R. Gill

AGE: 93 • Glen Mills, Pa.

Robert R. Gill, age 93, of Glen Mills, PA. passed away on Friday, December 18, 2015 surrounded by his family. Bob was born in Carbondale, Pennsylvania, son of the late John and Ellen Gill and the youngest of 9 children. Bob was a graduate of the University of Scranton. After graduating he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served as a skipper of a minesweeper in the South Pacific during World War II. He left the Navy and joined the DuPont Company in the finance area. He was a 40 year employee and was assigned to manage the company's international affairs division.

Bob is predeceased by his wife, Kathryn Ann Gill and his second wife Zita Gill. He is survived by his daughter Mary Ellen Sharkey and her husband James of Wilmington, as well as his son Thomas Gill of Bethany. He is also survived by his grandchildren Kathryn Ann Sharkey and Robert and Scott Gill.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 10:30 am at St. Joseph's on the Brandywine Church, 10 Old Church Road, Wilmington, DE 19807. A viewing will be held one hour prior to mass at the church beginning at 9:30 AM. Interment will follow at All Saints Cemetery, Wilmington, DE. For online condolences, please visit


Published in The News Journal from Dec. 19 to Dec. 21, 2015
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