Kathleen Gill

Obituary of Kathleen Gill

Rochester - Kathleen O'Connor "Kaye" Gill, 97, of Rochester, formerly of Batavia and Brockport, a manager at Midtown Holding Co. in Rochester, died Friday, December 29, 2017 at The Highlands at Brighton.
Mrs. Gill was born August 19, 1920 in Salamanca, a daughter of the late Bernard L. and Bertha Belle (Van Fleet) O'Connor.
She was a former personnel manager of McCurdy & Co., Manager of B. Foreman Co., Specialty Shop; a former Fashion Coordinator for the former C.L. Carr Department Store; Co-founder of Genesee Area Genealogists, past president of Batavia Business Professional Women, American Cancer Society, Rochester Genealogical Society; Huguenot Society of America; Rochester Genealogical Educators Group; Trustee at Genesee Community College; First County Chairperson of Major Political Party in USA; Listed in 1962 Edition of Who’s Who in America.
Survivors include her granddaughter, Colleen (Dave Jennings) Gill of Alexander; 2 great-grandchildren; 2 nieces, Carol Aiken and Joan Russell; 23 great-nieces and nephews and several cousins.  
She was the mother of the late Dennis Gill, mother-in-law of Barbara Burr Gill and sister of the late John O'Connor Sr. and DeEtte Chamberlain.
Services will be at the convenience of the family.  Private burial will be in Grand View Cemetery.  Arrangements were completed by H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 E. Main St., Batavia, NY.


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