It is with great sadness that we the family announce the passing of Robert Gills on October 8, 2015 at the age of 55 in Brampton, ON. Born in New Waterford, he was the son of the late John and Dolly (Brady) Gillis.
He is survived by his two daughters, Laurissa (Liam), Taylor and their mother Karen, all of Ontario; sisters Rebecca (Francis) Fiore, Shauna Gillis (Steph); brothers Danny and Raymond, grandchildren Jailyn and Nolan, and a special friend Jim Rahim, who was like a father figure to Robert.
Robert is also predeceased by brothers Edwin, John Boyd and Lloyd; sister Barbara; sister-in law Debbie; paternal grandparents Jim and Catherine Gillis and Milly and Eddie Graham.
Cremation has taken place and a funeral mass to celebrate Robert’s life will take place on Saturday, October 24th at 10 am in the Parish of Saint Leonard, Mt. Carmel Ave. with Fr. Ray Huntley officiating, followed by a reception in the parish hall, Convent Street and all are welcome. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of McLellan Brothers Funeral Home, 3183 Plummer Ave., New Waterford, 902-862-7500. Donations can be made to a charity of one’s choice. To send online condolences go to: www.mclellanfuneralhome.com