beloved husband of Joan Gillespie (nee Zurlinden), loving father of Sarah (Brian) Williamson, Jessica Gillespie, Gerald "Pat" (Abigail) Gillespie, dear grandfather of Shaughn David, Luke, Caitlin and Sophia, dear brother of Colleen Ulmer, John "Joe" (Nancy) Gillespie, Mary Jane (Bob) Boyles and the late William and Thomas Gillespie, uncle of many nieces and nephews, preceded in death by his parents; John J. and Marcia Gillespie. Passed away suddenly, Saturday, November 10, 2018. Visitation will be Thursday, November 15th, 5-8PM at the Vitt, Stermer & Anderson Funeral Home 4619 Delhi Rd. Funeral Mass will be Friday, November 16th, 10AM at St. Dominic Church. Memorials may be made to your charity of choice.