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Miriam Gillespie

July 27, 2019

Miriam Joyce Gillespie, age 83, died July 27, 2019. She was born January 25, 1936 in Blairsville, Pennsylvania to the late John and Thelma Fisher. Miriam had a zest for life and a love for nature, art and all things beautiful that was only exceeded by her love for her family and friends.

Preceded in death by her sister, Thelma; and her brothers, John and Kenneth; Miriam is survived by her loving husband of 63 years, Don; son, Brian (April) Gillespie and their sons; Scott (Genevieve) Gillespie and Brad (Frida) Gillespie; daughters, Lois Whitenight; her daughter, Jennifer Govero; and Linda (Joseph) Quinlivan; their children, Lisa (Jason) Bowden, Joseph (Leah) Quinlivan, Lori (Michael) Crellin, Kati (John) Phillips; 18 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild.
Friends may visit 10:30 – 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 24, at Peace United Methodist Church, 235 Diley Rd, Pickerington, OH 43147 where a funeral service will follow at 11:00 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 2800 Corporate Exchange Dr, Columbus, OH 43231 in Miriam’s memory.

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