W. Irondequoit: Passed away on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at age 93.
He is survived by his wife, Marjorie Pressley Gillette; children, Maryanne G. (James) Meleo of Virginia Beach, VA, Laurie A. Gillette of Grand Rapids, MI, James G. (Laurie) Gillette of Seattle, WA, Jeffrey R. (Colleen) Gillette of Webster, NY; brother, Gerald L. Gillette of Livonia, NY; 8 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his parents, Maxwell and Lydia (Powell) Gillette. He was born in Batavia, NY. At age 18 he joined the Navy and served as a Seaman 2nd Class during World War II. He was a self-employed Contractor for over 35 years and a member of the Masonic Lodge. He will be greatly missed.
His family will receive friends Wednesday, December 11, 4:00 - 7:00pm at the funeral home (570 Kings Highway So.), where his funeral service will follow at 7:00 pm. Interment will be private at Riverside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to Golisano Children's Hospital, Office of Advancement, 300 East River Road, P.O. Box 278996, Rochester, NY 14627.
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