Bernard F. Gillece, 64, of New Milford, CT, passed away on Thursday, June 15, 2017 At Regional Hospice, Danbury, CT, after a long battle with cancer. He was the husband of Susan Joseph Gillece whom he married on October 6,1978 in Stamford, CT.
Mr. Gillece was born in Greenwich, CT, April 6, 1953, son of the late John Sr. and Helen Botsva Gillece.
He was a graduate of Greenwich High School and employed as a mechanic at Kimberly Clark Corporation for 37 years, retiring in 2016. At Kimberly Clark he was member of the Fire Brigade and First Responders.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Kimberly Gillece and Amy Gillece, both of New Milford, and a granddaughter, Sophia Gillece.
Funeral Services wiil be at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by the Lillis Funeral Home, 58 Bridge Street, New Milford, CT.
Contributions in his memory may be made to Animal Welfare Society, 8 Dodd Road, New Milford, CT 06776