Michael J. "Mike" Gillen, 74, of 185 Center Street, died on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at Penn Highland DuBois following a brief illness.
He was born in St. Marys on March 1, 1947, a son of the late Andrew and Mary Rose Minnick Gillen.
Mike graduated from Elk County Christian High School, class of 1965. He served in the U.S. Army, having served in Vietnam. He was a member of the Sacred Heart Church, where he served as an usher for many years. Mike retired from Airco Carbon after many years of service. He was also a retired fireman with the Crystal Fire Department and a member of the St. Marys Servicemen's Burial Detail. He was also a member of a number of clubs in St. Marys. In his free time, Mike enjoyed golfing and bowling.
He is survived by two special cousins, Gary Auman and his wife Barb of St. Marys and John Gillen and his wife Karen of Kersey.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Michael J. Gillen will be celebrated on Thursday, July 8, 2021 at 11:00 AM at the Sacred Heart Church, 337 Center Street, St. Marys, PA 15857 with Fr. Michael Gabler, Pastor, officiating.
Military Honors will be accorded by the St. Marys Servicemen's Burial Detail.
Interment will follow in the St. Marys Catholic Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the Lynch-Green Funeral Home on Thursday, July 8, 2021 from 9:30 AM until 10:30 AM.
Memorial Contributions may be made the St. Marys Servicemen's Detail or the Crystal Fire Department.
Lynch-Green Funeral Home, 151 N. Michael St., St. Marys, is handling the arrangements and online condolences may be made the family at www.lynchgreenfuneralhome.com
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