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Charles Gillespie

Charles F. "Chas" Gillespie

Wednesday, December 7th, 1921 - Sunday, January 19th, 2020
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Obituary

Age 98, formerly of the North Side and Beechview, passed away on January 19, 2020. Beloved husband of Ellamae ("Ellie") Snair Gillespie for 68 years. Loving father of Charlie (Cathy), Mark (Terri), Michele (the late Bill) Baldwin, Cindy (Tom) Smith, Mary (Harry) Wilson, and Bridget. Cherished grandfather (Pap) of Christina Gillespie, Angela Baldwin, Stephanie Gillespie, Jennifer (Ron) Warnock, Charlie (Tara Powers) Gillespie, Molly (Evan) Gombos, Tim Wilson, Jamie Gillespie, and Patrick Wilson. Also survived by three great-grandchildren (plus one on the way), a favorite niece and a great-nephew and his family. Preceded in death by his parents, Michael and Martha (Moreland); siblings, John, Mary Jane Adreon, James, and Martha. Chas was a Navy World War II veteran, avid bowler, painter of pictures for family and friends, and enjoyed going to the casino and racetrack. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council #285 for over 50 years and a past president of the Holy Name Society at St. Pamphilus Church. Family and friends welcome at the BEINHAUER FAMILY FUNERAL HOMES, 2630 West Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15216, on Tuesday, January 21, 2020, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. and Wednesday, January 22, 2020, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 6:00-8:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Teresa of Kolkata Parish, St. Catherine of Siena Church, on Thursday, January 23, 2020, at 11:30 a.m. Interment at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies at 1:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the American Cancer Society or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Please view or add tributes at www.beinhauer.com.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, January 21st, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, January 21st, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Beinhauer - Dormont
    Address
    2630 West Liberty Avenue
    PITTSBURGH, PA 15216
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  • Second Visitation

    Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Beinhauer - Dormont
    Address
    2630 West Liberty Avenue
    PITTSBURGH, PA 15216
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  • Third Visitation

    Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Beinhauer - Dormont
    Address
    2630 West Liberty Avenue
    PITTSBURGH, PA 15216
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  • Service

    Thursday, January 23rd, 2020 | 11:30am
    When
    Thursday, January 23rd, 2020 11:30am
    Location
    St. Teresa of Kolkata Parish, St. Catherine of Siena Parish
    Address
    1810 Belasco Avenue
    PITTSBURGH, PA 15216
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  • Interment

    Location
    National Cemetery of the Alleghenies
    Address
    1158 Morgan Road
    BRIDGEVILLE, PA 15017
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    Notes
    Interment at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies at 1:30 p.m.

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  • Knights of Columbus
  • Roman Catholic Church
  • US Navy
  • Veteran

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