Alexander Gillies Jr.

HOWLAND — Alexander Gillies Jr., 86, entered into rest 6:01 p.m. on Wednesday,  Oct. 12, 2016, at Trumbull Memorial Hospital in Warren, following a brief illness.

Alexander was born Nov. 5, 1929, in Kirsyth, W.Va., the son of the late Alexander Sr. and Elsie White Gillies.

He served three years in the U.S. Air Force as a paramedic and worked 40 years at Republic Steel and WCI Steel, retiring in 1991 as an electrician.

Alexander is survived by his son, David (Brigitte) Gillies of Cortland; two grandchildren, Daniel Gillies and Angela (Brian) White of Cortland; and a great-granddaughter, Emily White. He was preceded in death by his parents and his beloved wife of 33 years, Margaret; five sisters; and two brothers.

There will be no services. Alexander will be interned in the Columbarium at St. John Episcopal Church in Sharon, Pa.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Staton-Borowski Funeral Home, 962 North Road, NE, Warren, Ohio 44483, 330-394-6200. Dedicated To Serving Your Loved Ones.

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