The Daily News, Huntingdon, PA; Nov 27, 1972; p2
A Huntingdon County native, Ernest Lytle Gilliland of 1105 Sky Hill Road, Somerville, New Jersey, died Sunday afternoon, November 26, 1972, at his late home. Death was due to a heart attack.
He was born September 20, 1911 in West Township, Petersburg, R.D., a son of Joseph H. and Edna B. (Moffitt) Gilliland. On November 11, 1939, he was united marriage to Bessie Fenton of Haddonfield, N.J., in the Haddonfield Presbyterian Church.
Surviving are his widow; a son, Steven Fenton Gilliland, a fourth year student at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville; a sister, Mrs. Madeline G. Hawn, and two nieces, Winifred C. Hawn and Mrs. Robert L. (Edna) Brenneman, all of Huntingdon. He was preceded in death by a sister, Catherine, in 1923.
Since 1956, Mr. Gilliland had served as superintendent of schools in Somerset County, N.J. Prior to that time, he had taught and served in administrative capacities in schools at Pine Grove Mills, Pa.; Haddonfield, Red Bank, Caldwell, Rockaway, Cape May, Washington and Highland Park, all in New Jersey.
He was graduated from State College High School in 1930; received a bachelor of science degree from Lock Haven State College in 1934 and a master's degree in education from the Pennsylvania State University in 1937. He had done additional study at Temple University and New York University.
Mr. Gilliland was a member of Bound Brook, New Jersey, Presbyterian Church, where he served as elder. He belonged to New Brunswick Kiwanis Club and was a past lieutenant governor. Also, he had served as secretary of the New Jersey School Administrators and as president of the New Jersey Association of School Administrators. He had been president of the Penn State Alumni Association of Northern New Jersey. He was a member of the George B. Maxley Lodge 277, Masons of Red Bank, N.J.
The funeral service will take place from the Bound Brook, New Jersey, Presbyterian Church on Wednesday, November 29, 2 p.m. and interment will be made in the Bound Brook Cemetery. Arrangements are being made by Chamberlain funeral services.
Joseph H. Gilliland (1881 - 1942)
Edna Blanche Moffitt Gilliland (1878 - 1947)
Bessie Ida Fenton Gilliland (1914 - 2007)
Mary Madeline Gilliland Hawn (1903 - 1987)*
Catherine Anne Gilliland (1904 - 1923)*
Ernest Lytle Gilliland (1911 - 1972)
Bound Brook Cemetery
New Jersey, USA
Plot: Section B
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