Joan Gillis, Glace Bay

Obituary of Joan Patricia "Pat" Gillis, Glace Bay

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Patricia “Pat” Gillis, age 85 on Sunday, March 26th, 2023 in MacGillivray Guest Home, Sydney.

Born in Glace Bay, Patricia was the daughter of the late Sylvester “Syl” & Anastasia (Hickey) King.

She was employed at Carroll’s Drug Store as well as Lighter’s Jewelry Store in Glace Bay for many years. Patricia was an amazing woman with a great sense of humor.

Patricia is survived by special cousins, Wayne & Barb Hickey, 905-767-2805, Ajax, ON, Bernie & Donna Hickey, Coxheath, Patsy & Kenny King, Tower Road and her sister-in-law, Elva King, P.E.I.

She was predeceased by her husband, Walter Gillis and a brother, Bud.

Cremation has taken place under the direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, Glace Bay. Burial will be held in Glace Bay at a later date.

As an expression of sympathy for Patricia, memorial donations in her memory may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

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