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“To the family,I send my condolences. May you find comfort in each other and strength in Gods word. Psalm 91:2 ”
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“To the Gill family I'm so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. I pray that God gives you peace in this difficult time. A...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Amanda Boyer - PA

“I will deeply miss my pop-pop so much and the time that we have spent together but the one memory that just sick in my mind is the rides in his truck...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Michael lowe - Kennedyvile, MD

He was telling me about the delicious raspberries and to pick some. “I will miss my grandfather completely! He was an amazing man. Always around to do anything for everyone, and such a hard worker while at it. While he...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Elizabeth Proffitt - WORTON, MD

“I only knew Donals for a few years but he will be missed and always remembered by myself and everyone at Moose Lodge 851. ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: John Kitchen - Elkton, MD

“DONALD WAS FRIEND OF MINE AT THE MOOSE CLUB 851 . HE WAS A HARD WORKING MAN WITH A GOOD HEART FOR EVERYONE. HE WOULD HELP YOU IN TIME OF NEED. WE...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: RUSSELL SHOLL - ELKTON, MD

Pop and nannie. “I have great memories of my grandfather. I remember my grandparents getting me alot of things that my mom couldnt get for us. We would go over every...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Deanna Hall - Elkton, MD


Donald R. Gill, Sr., 81, of Fair Hill, MD, passed away September 29, 2012 at Seasons Hospice at Christiana Care.
He was the son of the late Thomas and Beatrice Gill. He retired from Major Distribution as a truck driver. He was a member of Elkton Moose Lodge 851 and Oxford Eagles, and also a member of AARP. He liked to watch old movies, the Waltons, Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune on TV.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Margaret (Mattson) Gill; son Donald Jr. of Fair Hill; 3 daughters, Rose Lowe, Worton, MD, Pat Reed of NC, and Donna Duffy of Calvert, MD; 11 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. He also leaves behind 4 sisters, Louise Pierce of Wilmington, DE, Jean Pierce of Oxford, PA, Gladys Wilde of Philadelphia, PA and Joyce Rock of Honey Brook, PA. He was preceded in death by a son, Robert, a daughter Mary Ellen, a son in law, Dave Duffy and two brothers, Thomas and Wilmer Gill.
Services will be held at R.T. Foard & Jones Funeral Home, 122 West Main St, Newark, DE 19711 on Friday October 5, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. Friends and family may call at the funeral home beginning at noon. Burial will be in New London Methodist Cemetery.