Madeline L. Gillam

Feb 12, 2020
Madeline Gillam

Camden — Madeline Lucille Gillam, 95, formerly of Kittanning, Pa., died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, at the Sussman House in Rockport.   Born April 14, 1924, in Kittanning, Pa., she was the daughter of Herbert M. and Mabel Claypool.  She married Austin E. Gillam on Oct. 3, 1941.

Mrs. Gillam worked as a certified nurse’s aide at Armstrong County Hospital and local nursing homes.  She was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Kittanning.

In 2016, Mrs. Gillam moved from Kittanning, Pa. to Camden to live with her son, Timothy Gillam and his family where she attended Cornerstone Baptist Church.

The perfect hostess, Mrs. Gillam loved nothing more than cooking and baking for her family, friends and missionaries.  She was also a caregiver for her mother, husband and daughter for many years in Pennsylvania.

Surviving are her two children, Timothy A. Gillam and his wife, Barbara and Linda Lee Gillam, all of Camden; two granddaughters, Amy Roman and Rebecca Gillam and two great-grandchildren, Zachary Roman and Kimberly Roman.

Services will be held in Pennsylvania through the Mantini Funeral Home in Ford City.

Burial will be in the Lawnhaven Burial Estates Cemetery in Worthington, Pa.  Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at longfuneralhomecamden.com.   Local arrangements are with the Long Funeral Home, Camden.

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