Mary Gillen

Obituary of Mary Gillen

Mary Gillen left this earth on November 9, 2020. She was the daughter of Angelo and Rose Pandolfo, born in Brooklyn, New York on November 6, 1926. Mary waged many courageous battles in recent years but her last, valiant fight, was lost. She was well-loved by her family and will be sorely missed. She always had a smile on her face and brightened any room she entered. She loved her family and was happiest surrounded by them. We sat beside your bedside, our hearts were crushed and sore. We did try to save you right up to the end, but we could do no more. In tears we watched you sinking; we watched you fade away and though our hearts were breaking, we knew you could not stay. You left behind some aching hearts that loved you most sincere. We never shall and never will forget you sweet Mom, so dear. She is predeceased in death by her husband, Ted (Theodore); daughter, Kelly Lopopolo; parents, Angelo and Rose Pandolfo; and brothers, Anthony Pandolfo and Joseph Pandolfo Mary is survived by three daughters, Linda Meyer, and husband Ted, Patricia Zakel and husband Bill, and Lisa Selph and husband Wesley; grandchildren, Alison Foster and husband Steve, Lott Connell and wife Leighann, Sean Connell and wife Tammy, Melanie Zakel, Bill Zakel Jr. and wife Milena, Nicholas Selph, and wife Ada, Jonathan Zakel, Stephanie Selph-Baca and husband Nelson, Wesley Selph Jr. and wife Gabby, Cory Lopopolo and Ashley-Nicole Selph; great-grandchildren, Jennifer Milligan, Tyler Stewart, Hunter Foster, Liam Connell, Logan Connell, Anthony Selph, Landon Connell Giovanni Selph, Alessandro Selph, Italia Selph, Adilene Selph , Vinny Selph ,Jesse Selph, Rylie Selph, Jackson Zakel and Wyatt Selph; great-great-grandchildren, Aiden Milligan, Leilan Milligan and Jaxon Milligan; and sisters, Frances Rieumont and Dorothy Cramer.