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Mary Helen Gilles

October 4, 1918 — July 24, 2001

Mary Helen Gilles, 82, of 1321 Center Street, Owensboro, died Tuesday July 24, 2001 at Hermitage Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born October 4, 1918 in Owensboro, Kentucky the daughter of the late Leonard Lawrence and Generose Greenwell Wedding.

Mrs. Gilles was a homemaker and trained employees at Ken-Rad in Seattle and Owensboro during World War II. She was a member of Blessed Mother Catholic Church and enjoyed telling stories, fishing and camping.

Survivors include her husband of 59 years, Charles M. Gilles; three sons, Michael D. Gilles of South Carrolton, Dennis Gene Gilles and Joseph Allan Gilles both of Owensboro; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a sister, Rita Hamilton of Owensboro.

Funeral services will be 12:00 p.m. Friday July 27, 2001 at Blessed Mother Catholic Church, officiated by Father Eric Riley. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery. Her family will receive friends at Glenn Funeral Home from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Thursday July 26, 2001 and after 9:00 a.m. Friday. Prayers will be said at 6:00 p.m. Thursday.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Blessed Mother Parish Center Building Fund, 515 East 22nd Street, Owensboro, KY 42303. Memorial contribution envelopes are available at the funeral home.

Birthplace:  Owensboro, KY
Resided In:  Owensboro KY USA
Visitation:  July 26, 2001
Service:  July 27, 2001
Cemetery:  Resurrection Cemetery
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