It is with broken hearts the family of Andrew Melvin Gillis announce his passing which occurred at Trout Lake, BC. He is survived by his mother Paula Gillis of Saint John, NB, Tony Gillis of Saint John, NB, Matthew Muise of Saint John, NB, Carla Gillis of Langley, BC and several uncles and aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Andrew was born in Saint John, NB however moved to various locations in British Columbia when he was 18. Family was everything to Andrew, though separated by distance he always stayed in close contact. He shared many great times, memories and vacations with family and relatives. He had many friends in Saint John as well as BC, who knew him as "Spanky", who also shared many good times, laughs and fantastic memories. Prior to his passing, he resided in Langley, BC with his sister Carla, her husband Leo and nephews Isaiah, Nathanial, Samuel and Nicholas, who he loved very much. He was devoted and inseparable to his companion dog Murphy. Andrew was predeceased by his father Warren Melvin Gillis, grandparents Melvin and Charlene Gillis and Howard and Jean Lockhart.
† If tears could Build a stairway
And Memories a Lane
I'd walk right up to Heaven
and bring You home again†
Sadly missed by Family