Gilliland, Francis

Gilliland, Francis "Frank"

May 11th, 2017

Peacefully at University Hospital, on Thursday, May 11th, 2017 in his 95th year.  Beloved husband of Justa Gilliland.  Dear father of Mark Gilliland (Jeanette) and the late Tanya Marie Dietrich (Allan); and stepfather of Ken McLeod (Laura), Penny Whyard, Judy Brown (Vic), Pat McLeod (Michelle), Linda McLeod (Bob LaForge), Tom McLeod (Pearl) and Kathy Van Bommel (John).  Frank will be missed by his 20 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews including the McLeod clan. Predeceased by his brothers, Harold, John, Raymond and Otis Gilliland and by his sister Beatrice Williams. Frank was a loyal employee of CNR for over 37 years and a member of #427 Sing Air Forces Club, London.  Visitation will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, on Saturday from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.  The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at HOLY FAMILY PARISH, 777 Valetta Street, on Monday, May 15th, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.  Interment, St. Peter’s Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Frank are asked to consider the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario. Frank will be forever grateful to his friend Bill W.

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wilma sawchukTom, Pearl and Cameron Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family through this difficult time. Stay strong, support one another and remember the good memories. Wilma, Mike and family
Margaret MerlinTom, Pearl and Cameron - thinking of you all during this difficult time - my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family - cherish all the memories - Margaret xo
Susan and bob mitchellTo Justa and the whole family we were sorry to here of Frank's passing....will always remember playing cards with frank...sending our love....Susan and bob Mitchell
Dave & Jeanette DigginsDear Justa: Our hearts are with you during this very difficult time. We will miss Frank. He was such a kind and caring soul and an inspiration like no other.
Kris Wilson and FamilyMy deepest condolences to you and your family. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.
Edna DeitzDear Justa So sorry to learn of Frank's passing. I am thinking of you. I have so many great memories of our times together. Love Edna
LORI BRODRECHT YUREK SPECIALTIESOur deepest sympathy to the family during this time. You are in our hearts and prayers. May he now rest in God's arms.
Don and Jean (Gilliland) StewartDear Justa and family. Don and I are so sorry to hear of Uncle Fran's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family at this very difficult time. I always looked forward to talking with him on our regular schedule. He was a very kind and knowledgeable man with a wealth of family information. His passing is going to leave a deep void in my life. Love, Jean
Steve & Donna GillilandJusta so sorry to hear of uncle Fran's passing he will be missed and his many phone calls which was greatly enjoyed our prayers are with you love Steve & Donna
JOHN and RENE McKEEOur sincere condolences to Mark and the Gilliland family. Our very best thoughts at this difficult time...John and Rene
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