Glenn T. Gillott, 82, formerly of Connellsville, passed away, Thursday, December 10, 2020 at UPMC East with his loving family at his side. He was born July 3, 1938 in Mt. Pleasant a son of the late Frank and Evangeline (Ricci) Gillott.
Prior to retirement, he was co-owner of Mania Hardware, Loyalhanna. Glenn also worked as a photographer for the former Gradler Studios, Mt. Pleasant. He was a member of the Partner Parish of St. John the Baptist, Scottdale. Glenn enjoyed golfing and was a member of the former Pleasant Valley Country Club where he served as past president. He was also a licensed pilot having trained in small planes at the Mt. Pleasant Airport. His hobbies included trap shooting, polkas and square dancing and had been a member of the Alwine Square Dance Club. He was a member of the NRA, Ducks Unlimited and the Scottdale Sons of Italy. He also belonged to the White House Club of Loyalhanna and cherished the time he spent with the “Latrobe Coffee Club.” Glenn was a proud veteran of the US Army.
He will be lovingly remembered and missed by his devoted family, his wife, Joanne (Mania) Gillott; his daughter, Ann Marie “Pal” Crosby and her husband Donald of Leechburg, his two grandchildren, Hannah “Little Pal” Crosby and Kari “Middle Pal” Miller and her husband, Scott; a great-grandson, Derrick Miller, his two brothers, David Gillott and wife Carol of Connellsville and William Gillott and wife Evelyn of Mt. Pleasant, and several nieces and nephews, along with his pet hunting beagle Rinny.
Family and friends are invited to attend Glenn’s memorial Mass on Friday, April 30 at 11 am in the Partner Parish of St. John the Baptist RC Church, 500 S. Broadway St., Scottdale with the Rev. Elmer Alforque as celebrant. Inurnment with military honors will follow in St. John’s Cemetery. . In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the Parkinson’s Foundation 200 SE 1st Street Suite 800 Miami, FL 33131. Arrangements are in the care of GRAFT-JACQUILLARD FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, INC, Scottdale. To share an online condolence, please visit www.gjfuneral.com