In Memory of




Obituary for Danial Joseph Gillis

GILLIS, Danial “Dan” Joseph
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dan Gillis on December 29th, 2023 at Henley House, at the age of 90. Beloved husband of the late Margaret Gillis (2010) for 52 years,
Devoted father of Laura (Fred) Sentineal, and Bruce Gillis. Adored grandfather of Amanda (Anthony) Baldinelli, Meagan Sentineal (Lincoln Westman), Sean Sentineal. and great-grandfather to Jaclyn Baldinelli. Dear brother of John Gillis, Noli (Walter) Graham, Jimmy (Nita) Gillis, Delores (Mark) Sajatovich Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Dan was born in Glace Bay Nova Scotia. He moved to Toronto in the 50’s where he met and married Margaret Gillis. Dan had a variety of jobs including grocery delivery with a horse and wagon, milk man, truck driver, salesman and, finally, retiring from De Haviland in Toronto. He enjoyed carpentry, fixing and building, fishing and playing cards.
Dan was always up for hard work and good times with friends and family.