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Edwin J. Gillin

Obituary for Edwin J. Gillin

April 22, 2018
Mays Landing, New Jersey


Edwin J. Gillin, 94, of Mays Landing, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Sunday April 22, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Philadelphia, PA he was the son of the late John and Bessie (Everett) Gillin and the loving husband of the late Doris P. (Pearson) Gillin who passed away in 2010.

Edwin was a Veteran of the U.S. Army proudly serving his country in WW II receiving many decorations including the Good Conduct Medal, WW II victory Medal and the European African Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with 5 Bronze Stars. He was a purchasing agent for the Philadelphia Gas Works for many years retiring in 1985. Edwin loved to fish and took several cooking classes that he enjoyed very much.

Edwin will be missed and fondly remembered by a daughter; Susan Schein, son; John M. (Holly) Gillin, granddaughter Megan (Joseph) Repici, great- granddaughter; Sydney Repici and sister Irene Gray.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family. To pay respects, leave condolences, share your fondest memories of Edwin please visit .

Arrangements have been entrusted to Jeffries and Keates Home in Northfield, NJ 609-646-3400.

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