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Obituary: Jeanette "Jennie" Gill

Jeannette "Jennie" Gill lived in Colonia for 55 years.

Obituary courtesy of Legacy.com

Jeanette "Jennie" Koprowitz Gill, 89, of Colonia, N.J., passed away on Dec. 11, 2013, surrounded by her loving family.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 9 a.m. at the Gosselin Funeral Home, 660 New Dover Rd., Edison, N.J., followed by a 10 a.m. Mass at St. John Vianney R.C. Church, Colonia. Cremation will be held privately. Visitation will be held on Friday, Dec. 13, from 5 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Jennie was born in New York, N.Y., on Feb. 9, 1924, to Branislawa and Jan Koprowitz. She later moved to New Jersey and was a resident of Colonia for nearly 55 years. She was immensely proud to be a nurse, and worked at Muhlenberg Regional Medical Center until her retirement in 1993.

Jennie was predeceased by her husband of 64 years, Joseph F. Gill; her daughter, Carol Ann Mottola; son-in-law, John Mottola Sr., and her grandson, Christopher Mottola. She is survived and will be greatly missed by her sister-in-law, Louise Rastocny of Colonia; her children, Kathleen Rodriguez of Miami, Fla., Robert and Mary Kate Gill of Colonia, and Jacqueline Rowe and Andrew Lord of South Windsor, Conn.; her grandchildren, John and Tracy Mottola, Marissa and Alex Romanno, Cristina and Melinda Rodriguez, Jessica Gill, Tim Manguno, Jaclyn and Jordan Natter, and Robert Gill and Jeanette Rowe, and her great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Brielle, Lauren, Alyssa, Yaselyn, Alyssa, Alex, Hayley, Joseph, Tyler, Abigail, and Cassidy.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Saint James Food Pantry, 174 Grove Street, Woodbridge, N.J. 07095.

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