Gwendolyn Dorothy Gillis
Green Street, Frostburg passed away on Saturday, December 7, 2013, at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.
She was born April 7, 1923, in Nanty Glo, PA, daughter of the late Thomas and Lilly May Price. She graduated from Nanty Glo High School and Cambria Rowe Business College, Johnstown, PA. She worked for the Closed Bank Division, Ebensburg, PA. She enlisted in the Women Marine Corps W.R. in 1943 and served two years, being stationed at Parris Island, SC, in the Motor Transport in World War II. She worked for the Pennsylvania Dept of Highways in Ebensburg, PA as a Fiscal Clerk. She retired from the Lewis J. Ort Library, Frostburg State University, Frostburg, MD, having worked there for 17 years as an Account Clerk.
She was a member of the American Legion Farrady Post 24, Frostburg, MD and the Conemaugh, PA, Marine Corps League. She was a member of the Frostburg United Methodist Church, Administrative Board, Epworth Fellowship Group, Martha Circle, UM Women, Asbury Guild and the Eva Jefferies Sunday School Class, also was a member of the Frostburg Senior Citizens and Loretta’s Card Club, the Frostburg Heights Card Club and the Summit Travel Group.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles L. Gillis, her parents, and brothers, Arthur C. Price, Nanty Glo, PA, Thomas Price, Minerva, Ohio, Clinton, MD, William Price, St. Petersburg, Florida, and Henry Price, Clinton, MD; sisters, Margaret Travis, Howard, PA and Phyllis Greer, Nanty Glo, PA; and grandson, Charles Edward Law, Windber, PA.
She is survived by two daughters, Ivah Shope (Edward) Law, Nanty Glo, PA, Phyllis Shope (John) Dugan Scottdale, PA; sister Genevieve Scappino, Nanto Glo, PA, sister-in-law, Wanda Price, Minerva, Ohio; five grandchildren, Brian (Angela) Law, Johnstown, PA, Dr. Jennifer (Dr. William) Lynch, Otisville, NY, Shawn (Lisa) Dugan, Pittsburgh, PA, Christopher (Katie) Dugan, Raleigh, NC, and Erin (Justin) Nagle, Roanoke, VA; and thirteen great grandchildren, Erika Law, Jacob Law, Connor, Mackay, Rogan and Juliet Lynch, Owen, Liam and Seth Dugan, Alexander and Sydney Dugan and Noah and Claire Nagle.