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Charles L. Gillespie III, of Gloucester City; Vietnam War Veteran


Charles_Gillespie On July 25, 2011. Age 66. Of Gloucester City. Survived by his devoted and cherished daughter Patricia Ann Gillespie Kropp and son-in-law Richard Kropp. Dear brother to John Gillespie (Elaine), sisters Virginia Emerson (Ralph) and Lynda Gillespie. Devoted Son of the late Charles L. Jr. and Virginia R. (nee White). Loving Uncle Bub to many nieces and nephews. Dear step-father to Richard Dolson (Cindy) and Theresa Ritchie (Robert). Loving Poppy to six grandchildren.


Charles was a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School. He was a United States Marine who proudly served in Vietnam with the First Force Reconnaissance Company 1967-68.  Charles was a lifetime member of the Townsend C. Young VFW Post # 3620 in Gloucester City. He was a long-time avid Eagles fan, and he enjoyed fishing, boxing, boating, collecting antiques and gardening. Relatives, friends and members of Townsend C. Young VFW Post are kindly invited to attend his viewing on Friday Morning from 8:30 to 10:30 AM at the McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: 851 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City. Catholic Religious Service 10:30 AM in the funeral home. Interment with U.S. Marine Corps Honors in the Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Arneytown. There will be No Evening Viewing. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Foundation for Progressive Supranuclear Palsy: 30 East Padonia Road, Suite 201, Timonium, Maryland 21093. Ph: 1-800-457-4777. Please write in memo: Charles L. Gillespie, III. Condolences and Memories may be shared at under the obituary of Charles L. Gillespie, III. Funeral Arrangements and Inquires may be made through: (McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME )

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