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Robert  J. Gill
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Surrounded by his loving family, Robert Joseph “Bob” Gill, 69, of Weirton, passed away Monday, August 14, 2017 at his home. Born April 1, 1948 in Steubenville, OH, he was a son of the late Thaddeus and Mary Corsi Gill. He was also preceded in death by his infant daughter Kristen and brother Ted Gill.

Having received his B.A. in Science Education from West Liberty State College, a Master’s in Secondary Education from WVU and his second Master’s in Educational Administration from Dayton University, Bob was a well-known area educator, having served as principal of Steubenville Catholic Central High School, Weirton Madonna High School, Springfield Middle School and Toronto High School, when he retired in 2010. He was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, Ohio High School Administrators Association (OHSAA), the Ohio High School Athletic Association, Knights of Columbus 3734 and served as a High School Principal mentor in 2004.

Bob is survived by his grade school sweetheart, Sandy Phillips Gill of Weirton, whom he married June 6, 1970; son Robert (Mandy) Gill of Virginia Beach, VA; daughter Jaime (Charles) Chambers of Millersville, MD; grandchildren Alana and Robby Gill of Virginia Beach, VA; brothers David (Cindy) of Sewickley, PA, Richard Gill of Redondo Beach, CA and Michael (Debbie) Gill of Weirton and sister in law Kathy Gill of Kennesaw, GA.

Visitation will be held Thursday 4:00 – 8:00pm at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 9:30am Friday at St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church with the Reverend Father Dennis Schuelkens, Jr. officiating. Private interment will be held at the convenience of his family.

Please consider a memorial contribution to the Development Department, Hillman Cancer Pavilion, Suite 1B, 5150 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232 or Breast Cancer Research Foundation, 60 East 56th Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10022, which would be in memory of his mother, Mary.

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4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Greco Hertnick Funeral Home

3219 Main Street
Weirton, WV 26062

Memorial Contribution

Breast Cancer Research Foundation

60 East 56th Street
8th Floor
New York, NY 10022

Hillman Cancer Pavilion, Development

5150 Centre Avenue
Suite 1B
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

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