Tom Gillespy, age 67, of White Oak, died August 22, 2019, at UPMC McKeesport Hospital. Born April 25, 1952, in Bridgeport, CT, he was the son of the late Thomas and Jeanette (Turro) Gillespy and the husband of Cindi (Sharbaugh) Gillespy.
Tom retired from the U.S. Air Force, as a Master Sergeant. He was the owner of GWIZPRO custom wood products. Tom enjoyed camping, traveling, and carpentry. He was one to make everyone laugh and was always the center of attention. But most importantly, his family meant everything to him, and being a grandfather was his greatest joy.
In addition to his wife, Tom is survived by his children, Bryan (Sally) Gillespy, Michael (Denise) Gillespy and Jennifer Beltz; grandchildren, Megan (Joe) Turnage, Dyllan (Alyssa) Gillespy, Alyssa (Brice) Thompson, Seth Gillespy, Jordan Gillespy, Jacob Gillespy, Carissa Findura, Justin Gillespy, Mark Gillespy, Samantha Findura, and Macy Frye; great-grandchild, Luke Thompson; siblings, Alice (Arthur) Keaton, Cheryl (Tom) Gillespy, Janet (Ron) Mucherino, Vicki (Manny) Gillespy, Cookie (Damon) Daniels, Wendy Broadbent, Dorthy (Marco) Lopez, and Terri-Lee Gillespy; also many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his brothers, Edward Gillespy and Wayne Gillespy.
Private family arrangements were entrusted to Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Fisher House Foundation, 12300 Parkway #410, Rockville, MD 20852.
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com
Originally published August 27, 2019.