Michael J. Gillen, Volunteer Member of Brooklawn Fire Dept/EMS; Past Member of Brooklawn Board of Ed
BROOKLAWN NJ--On December 23, 2019. Age 54. Of Brooklawn. Loving and devoted husband of 27 years to Margaret “Peg” Gillen (nee Spates). Loving father of Andrew and Mikaila Gillen. Cherished son of Elsie Gillen and the late George J. Gillen. Beloved brother of Cheryl Graham (Dave), Robin Sobieski (John), Kathy Bairstow (Rich) and George “Skip” Gillen (Ann). Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Mike was born in Philadelphia and formerly resided in West Collingswood Heights. He was a graduate of Haddon Township High School class of 1985. Mike was a 20-year life member of the Brooklawn Fire Company, having served as past president and former captain. Mike was a member of the Brooklawn EMS and a former member of the Brooklawn Board of Education for over 10 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing on Monday morning, December 30th from 10 to 11:45 AM at the Brooklawn United Methodist Church, 213 Maude Ave., Brooklawn, where his funeral service will be held at 12 Noon. Committal prayers and last call service will take place immediately following in front of the Brooklawn Fire Company. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Brooklawn Fire Company, 100 S. Wilson Ave., Brooklawn, NJ 08030. Please memo, Michael J. Gillen.
Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Michael J. Gillen. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN–HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City Ph:856-456-1142