Mary Catherine “Kay” Gillis

Published 6:40 am Saturday, November 7, 2020

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Mary Catherine “Kay” Gillis, 75, died October 27, 2020. Kay is survived by daughter Kathleen Gillis Swartz and her husband William; son Robert Clements Gillis and his wife Heidi; son James Alexander Gillis and his wife Ashley; grandchildren Mildred Caroline Gillis, John Macatee “Mac” Gillis and Grant James Gillis; sister Mary Dorothy Jones and husband Richard; brother William Macatee and husband Mark; brother-in-law John Gillis and wife Margaret; brother-in-law Gene Francke; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by husband David, daughter Susan, grandson William, parents James Edward Jr. and Dorothy, brother James Edward “Ned” III and sister Anne.

A memorial service will be scheduled for a later date. To receive notice of arrangements, email In lieu of flowers, contributions in Kay’s honor can be made to Colonial Newfoundland Rescue.

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Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.