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Nelson Richard Gillette
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Birth: May 29, 1926
Cayuga County
New York, USA
Death: Feb. 6, 1996
Cayuga County
New York, USA

Nelson R. Gillette, 69, of 63 Evergreen St., died Tuesday at Cortland Memorial Hospital.
A native of Cortland, Mr. Gillette also lived 20 years in Newark, N.J., before returning to Cortland in 1993. He retired in 1982 as an engineer with the Newark State School.
An Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, Mr. Gillette was a member of Waterloo Post, VFW, and the Disabled American Veterans.
Surviving are his wife, the former Esther Pierce; a daughter, Gloria Higgins of Geneva; two sisters, Bernice Mansour of Binghamton and Beatrice Whatman of Maine, N.Y.; three grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., the Rev. Fred Walker officiating. Spring burial will be in West Homer Cemetery.
There will be no calling hours.
Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

(Published in the Herald Journal, Syracuse, NY, Thursday, Feb. 8, 1996) 
 
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 Parents:
  John Haskell Gillette (1884 - 1960)
  Mary Ellen Brown Gillette (1885 - 1951)
 
 Siblings:
  Charles Henry Gillette (1915 - 1979)*
  Beatrice Lydia Gillette Whatman (1917 - 2003)*
  Bernice Abilena Gillette Mansour (1917 - 2009)*
  Nelson Richard Gillette (1926 - 1996)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
PFC US ARMY AIR CORPS WORLD WAR II
 
Note: Spouse: Esther Mary (Pierce) Gillette
 
Burial:
West Hill Cemetery
Homer
Cortland County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Carol Darling
Record added: Jun 04, 2009
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Nelson Richard Gillette
Added by: Carol Darling
 
Nelson Richard Gillette
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Nelson Richard Gillette
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