Thomas William Gillette
Thomas William Gillette, 71, of Newark, DE passed away on Wednesday, October 19, 2016. Born in Oswego, NY, on Dec. 30, 1944, he was the fourth child of Edward and Marion (Waterhouse) Gillette.
Mr. Gillette was a U.S. Marine Corp. veteran, having retired from Mannington Mills, Deepwater, NJ, after 17 years of service. He then worked for the Cecil County Health Department, medical transport, Elkton, MD.
Mr. Gillette was a caring husband, Dad, Pop Pop and Great Pop Pop. He leaves behind his new bride of one year, Mary Roland; children: Jerry Davis (Beverly); Kimberly Wilson (Mike); Angie Davis-Lee (Ronny); Nancy Davis (David Clark); siblings: Charles “Bummer” Gillette (Alice); Barbara (Gillette) Rhinehart (Garry); grandchildren: Michael Davis (Lisa); Stephen Lee (Doris); Savannah Davis; Sarah Davis; Joshua Mears; Sean Mears; Kelsea LeeMcCann (Justin); Katelyn Lee; Kenzie Lee; nine great grandchildren; a large extended family and a host of friends.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Gillette was preceded in death by his wife of 35 years, Carol Gillette; daughter, Cindy (Davis) Mears; brother, Robert Gillette.
Funeral services, with military honors, will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, October