James Gillahan
FUNERAL HOME
A.H. Peters Funeral Home
20705 Mack Avenue
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI
James Gillahan

St Clair Shores - Gillahan, James Lynn died at home in St. Clair Shores at age 93 on July 8 , 2021. James was a Veteran Teacher and Principal of the Detroit School system for 36 years. He held a Masters degree from Wayne State University. He was a Veteran of the US Army. He was predeceased by his wife Anna and leaves behind two grandchildren and five great grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday at 2 PM at A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Ave, Grosse Pointe Woods. His family will receive guests at 10:00 am. Donations to the Humane society are welcome.





Published by The Detroit News & Detroit Free Press from Jul. 15 to Jul. 18, 2021.
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I went to Carver School,then I went to Ruddiman.Mr Gillihan really helped me out with Algerba classes,I lived 2 blocks from Carver.I would go into the school before classes at Ruddiman.and he would help me understand the math,writing problems on the blackboard.He didnt have to do that.The kindness he showed me.will be remembered for the rest of my life.Prayers and thoughts to family and friends.
Rick Cofell
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July 24, 2021
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