Harold Clayton Gillin was born in Hartland, New Brunswick on December 7, 1935 and passed away at home in Quesnel, B.C. on July 14, 2015. Harold moved to the Cariboo in 1956 and has lived in the Quesnel area working first at lumber mills and then as an accountant until his retirement in 2005. He is survived by his spouse Evelyn (nee Macalister) of 55 years, children Shannon (Grant), Rena, Audra, and Joel (Deanna). Grandchildren Michelle, Alyssa, Sadie, Isaac, and Joshua. Brother Gene (Ruth) nieces Sarah (Jeff) and Jennifer (David). Predeceased by parents Frank Gillin, Lillian Sweezey (nee Hovey), nephew Philip. Harold played and enjoyed many sports including golf and was part owner of Dragon Lake Golf course for some years. Harold enjoyed reading, games, puzzles, and long walks. He was privileged to have served as treasurer of the Kersley Community Association for the past 5 years. He was well loved and respected and will be missed.
In lieu of flowers a donation to the Cancer Society or charity
of choice if so wished.
Thank-you to Dr. Van Dyk, homecare nurse Jodi, the Kersley Community, and Clayton Funeral Directors for their wonderful support.
A celebration of Life tea was held on July 20th at the Kersley hall with Grant Morgan (son in-law) officiating.