Marcel Gill, 87


Marcel Gill, 87

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. — Marcel Gill, 87, former longtime resident of Laconia, New Hampshire, died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2017, at the Sutton Hill Center surrounded by his loving family.

Marcel was born Nov. 15, 1929, in Manchester, New Hampshire, son to the late Simon and Helena (Boily) Gill.

He worked for several years at Sangamo Electric as a sales manager.

Marcel was an avid hobbyist from building model cars to making doll houses. He also had a passion for photography, but above all he loved being with his family and friends.

Marcel is survived by three sons, Dan Gill of Brentwood, New Hampshire, Norman Gill of North Andover, and David Gill and his wife, Mary of Burlington; a daughter, Elaine Chirichiello and her husband, Steve of Hampstead, New Hampshire; 11 grandchildren, Andrew, Tiffany, Derek, Jackie, Danny, Kristen, David, Katie, Casey, Sofie and Simon; two great-grandchildren, Torin and Briar; a sister-in-law, Carmel Gill of Goffstown, New Hampshire; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he is predeceased by his loving wife, Lorraine (Levasseur) Gill; and his brother, Omer J. Gill.

A calling hour will be held Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, from 10 to 11 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial following at 11 a.m. at St. Andre Bessette Parish-Sacred Heart Church, 291 Union Ave., Laconia. Burial will be in the family lot at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Laconia at a later date.

For those who wish memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one's choice.

Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial please visit