Marguerite “Margo” Gillespie Gilmore, 79, from Bradford, spouse of 58 years to William A. Gilmore Sr., passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on September 3, 2017.
Margo was born on June 23, 1938 in Andover, to parents Augustina and Donald Gillespie. She was a graduate of Saint Mary’s High School in Lawrence and was a stay at home mother before being employed by Lawrence General Hospital.
Margo had three children, Attorney Karen M. Dill, of Haverhill, Joanne C. Gilmore, Plaistow, N.H. and Attorney William A. Gilmore Jr. and wife, Kim Williams Gilmore of Haverhill. Margo also had four grandchildren, John P. Dill Jr, Kristine M. Dill, Riley G. Gilmore, and William A. Gilmore III. She was predeceased by her brother, Jackie Gillespie.
In accordance with her wishes, there will be a private burial in Spring Grove Cemetery, Andover and a memorial Mass will be held Thanksgiving weekend. Donations in her name can be made to the North Shore Music Theatre, 62 Dunham Rd., #1 Beverly, MA 01915. Please reference her name in the memo. Arrangements are by the H.L. Farmer and Sons Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Haverhill and Bradford. To share a memory or for more information, please visit www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.
Published on  September 14, 2017