In Memory

Thomas Gillis

Thomas Gillis

Thomas Andrew Gillis

May 31, 1961 - December 13, 2015

Thomas Andrew Gillis passed away on Sunday, December 13, 2015, at

the age of 54 years. He was born on May 31, 1961, in New Bedford,

Massachusetts, to Hugh Colin Gillis and Esther Frances Harrington Gillis.

Thomas proudly served our country in the U.S. Army in the 101st

Airborne from 1980-1984. Thomas has been a Katy resident since 1984,

and has worked for the United States Postal Service since 1985. He

attended Epiphany of the Lord Catholic Church, and was a WWII history

buff. Thomas was an avid sports fan, especially the Patriots and Red Sox.

He is survived by his daughter, Jarin Gillis Jones and her husband Cody

of The Woodlands, Texas; grandchildren, Nadia Jones and Orion Jones;

parents, Hugh and Esther Gillis of Katy, Texas; siblings, Catherine Gillis

of Merion, Pennsylvania, Colin Gillis and wife Denise of Middletown,

New York, Rosemary Buetikofer and her husband Cliff of Harleysville,

Pennsylvania, and Esther Finley and her husband Sean of Fulshear,

Texas; as well as numerous nephews, nieces, and other relatives and


A memorial mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, December

21, 2015, at Epiphany of the Lord Catholic Church, in Katy, with Rev.

Thomas Joseph, Celebrant.

Those wishing to make memorial gifts may do so to the Wounded

Warriors Project, 2200 Space Park Drive, Suite 100, Houston, Texas

77058; or to the American Diabetes Association, 2400 Augusta Suite

#175, Houston, Texas 77057.

Born: May 31, 1961

Death: December 13, 2015