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Family Owned and Operated since 1912 Lorain, Ohio
Elizabeth "Betty Ann" Gillespie
Enjoyed Spending Time With Family & Friends
Age 83
Born: February 16, 1937   Died: July 11, 2020

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Elizabeth “Betty Ann” Gillespie (nee Ducar), 83, of Lorain, died Saturday July 11, 2020 at Mill Manor Nursing Home in Vermilion after a long illness.

She was born February 16, 1937 in Cleveland and had resided in Lorain most of her life.

Betty Ann and her husband John enjoyed spending time at their second home in Daytona Beach, walking on the beach and collecting seashells.  She enjoyed sitting by the lake, sitting on the porch with her neighbors, going out to eat, shopping and spending time with her family and friends.  She was a member of St Nicholas Byzantine Rite Catholic Church in Lorain.

She is survived by her son William Gillespie (Brenda) of Lorain, grandchildren: Michael Gillespie of Lorain, Lindsey Beach (Chris) of Elyria and Taylor Gillespie of Independence; daughter-in-law Carrie Gillespie of Independence, sister-in-law Carolyn Ducar (nee Bodnar) of Arizona and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years John Gillespie in 2007, son John R. Gillespie in 2018, parents John R. Ducar Sr and Mary Ducar (nee Ftacnik) and brother John R. Ducar Jr in 2004.

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Private family funeral services will at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.  The Rev. Craig Hovanec, pastor of St Peter Parish, will preside.

Please make donations to:

Alzheimer’s Association, PO Box 74924, Cleveland, OH.  44194 or the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 6100 Rockside Woods Blvd N #445, Independence, OH 44131.