June 25, 1925 - January 4, 2021
Victor J. Gillette, Jr, 95, formerly of Solvay, passed away Monday, January 4th at Syracuse Home. He was born in Syracuse to the late Victor J. and Irene (Eno) Gillette in 1925 and graduated from Vocational High School. He was a decorated US Army Veteran of WW II serving in campaigns in Normandy, Rhineland, Ardennes and Central Europe. Victor worked as a typesetter at Syracuse Typesetting, security for Niagara Mohawk and was a special deputy with Onondaga County Sheriff’s Department. He was a life member of Veterans of The Battle of The Bulge Inc, Society of The First Infantry Division-The Big Red One, Stanley B. Pennock VFW Post 2893 and Disabled American Veterans. He was a communicant of St. Marianne Cope Parish-St. Cecilia Church. He was predeceased by his wife, Carmella “Lita” (Baratta) in 2006, his brother, Richard Gillette and sister, Delores Kornbluth. He is survived by his daughter, Marilou (Al Noce) Barry, of Memphis; son, Victor M. Gillette, of Lakeland; 4 grandchildren, Jennifer (Mark) Simpson, Gregory Barry, Justin (Ailish) Gillette and Victor M. (Allison) Gillette, Jr; 3 great grandchildren, Zoey, McCarryn and Callum; son-in-law, Charles Barry and many nieces and nephews. Family and friends may call from 4 to 6 pm on Friday January 8th at BAGOZZI TWINS FUNERAL HOME, 2601 Milton Ave. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 9:30 am Saturday, January 9th at St. Marianne Cope Parish-St. Cecilia Church, Solvay. Private interment will be in Onondaga County Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Facial coverings are required and NYS guidelines on gatherings will be observed. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in his memory to St. Marianne Cope Parish-St. Cecilia Church Food Pantry, 105 Stanton Ave, Solvay, NY 13209. Please share online tributes and memories at www.bagozzitwins.com.
Victor J. Gillette, Jr, 95, formerly of Solvay, passed away Monday, January 4th at Syracuse Home. He was born in Syracuse to the late Victor J. and Irene (Eno) Gillette in 1925 and graduated from Vocational High School. He was a decorated US... View Obituary & Service Information
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