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Linda H. (Spencer) Gillis

August 12, 1938 ~ July 2, 2021 (age 82)

Obituary

Mrs. Linda H. Gillis (Spencer) passed away on July 2, 2021 in Stuart, Florida after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's disease. She passed away peacefully with her daughter Cathy by her side. She was born in Port Au Basque, Newfoundland, Canada to Ann and Richard Spencer on August 12, 1938. She moved to Brockton in 1957 where she resided with her husband and family for more then 60 years. She was the wife of the late Alex N. Gillis who passed away in 2018. Since 2019 she resided at the Stuart Lodge Assisted Living Facility where she had many friends and enjoyed arts and crafts, playing cards, bingo and listening to music. She leaves behind her children, Cathy and her husband Michael Powers of Stuart FL, Donna and husband William Wolffe of Bridgewater, David Gillis of Orlando FL, Michael Gillis of Brockton, her late daughter Ann Marie Gillis of Haverhill Ma and her grandsons Michael and Andrew Gillis. She also leaves behind her sister Blanche Heck of Ontario Canada, several nieces, nephews, in laws and is predeceased by her siblings, George, Lloyd, Harold, Nadine, Nora, Milida and Ester all of Canada. Linda worked at The Guardian Center in Brockton as a CNA and Rehab Aid for over 30 years. She loved taking care of others and was loved and respected by all her patients and fellow workers. Linda and Al loved to play cards on Saturday nights with their friends Jim and Diane Hannon and Dennis and Maria Kurinskas. They also bowled in Westgate Lanes leagues for years. Linda loved to go to Foxwoods. She loved to travel and went on several cruises with their friends Mike and Beryl Costello. She made trips to Canada, Switzerland, Austria and Italy. She also enjoyed going out to lunch with her friend Kay Powers. She also had a special friend Betty Whitaker. Linda was a kind and nurturing person. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her and loved her especially her children. All are welcome to calling hours Tues., July 13th from 4 -7p.m. in Waitt Funeral Home, 850 North Main St. Brockton, her funeral service Wed. July 14th at 10 am in Waitt Funeral Home and committal at Melrose Cemetery.

 

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Services

Calling Hours
Tuesday
July 13, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Waitt Funeral Home
850 North Main St.
Brockton, MA 02301

Funeral Service
Wednesday
July 14, 2021

10:00 AM
Waitt Funeral Home
850 North Main St.
Brockton, MA 02301

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