Mollie A. Gill, formerly of Yeager Avenue, Forty Fort, passed away peacefully Saturday, April 30, 2011, at her residence, 36 Holiday Drive, Green Acres, Kingston.
Born August 26, 1920, in Luzerne, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Margaret Boyle Crossin. She was a graduate of the former Luzerne High School and earned a Bachelor of Science degree from College Misericordia.
She did a residency in dietetics at Jefferson Hospital in Philadelphia, Pa., and was a teacher in the former Wilkes-Barre Township School District.
Mrs. Gill was a member of Holy Name/St. Mary’s Parish, Swoyersville, College Misericordia Alumni, Wilkes-Barre Mercy Hospital Auxiliary, The Visiting Nurses Association, and Luzerne County Medical Auxiliary. She was also a Friend of the Hoyt library, St. Joseph’s Center, and the Red Cross.
She was preceded in death in 1987 by her husband, Dr. John Gill, a prominent area radiologist; and her brothers, Francis, Jack and Bud Crossin.
The Gill family would like to thank all of her caregivers.
She is survived by her children: Atty. John J. Gill Jr., Forty Fort; Margaret Duffy, Mercerville, N.J.; James Gill, New Cumberland, Pa.; Dr. Kevin Gill, Hollis, N.H.; Molly Culbreth, Fayetteville, N.C.; Edward Gill, Kingston; Mark Gill, Swoyersville; and Thomas Gill, Louisville, Ky.; 11 grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Funeral will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday from the Hugh P. Boyle & Son Funeral Home Inc., 416 Wyoming Ave., Kingston, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Holy Name/St. Mary’s Church, Shoemaker Street, Swoyersville. Interment will be held in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hanover Township. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. this evening.
Memorial donations, if desired, may be made to the Hoyt Library, 284 Wyoming Ave., Kingston, PA 18704.