Gail Elizabeth Dillon
November 3, 1939 - May 31, 2023
Gail Elizabeth Dillon, age 83, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Wednesday, May 31, 2023.
Born in Wilmington, DE on November 3, 1939, she was the youngest daughter of the late Leslie and Minnie (Wodham) Millar. Gail worked as a school bus driver for Colonial School District for over 25 years until her retirement.
Creativity came easily to Gail; she could often be found working with her hands to make something beautiful. She spent countless hours quilting, sewing, or painting gorgeous oil or water color pictures. Gail also found joy in reading, visiting the beach, and cheering on her beloved Philadelphia Eagles. She was passionate about her faith and was a lifelong member of St. Peter of the Apostle Parish in New Castle. Gail was quite socially active, she loved spending time with the “Lunch Ladies”, the “Bee Hive Quilters”, as well as camping with her husband and “The Six Pack”. Most of all, she treasured her family and the memories she made with them, especially her grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Gail was preceded in death by her loving husband, John Morton Dillon IV; and son, Douglas Dillon. She is survived by her children, Diane Toto (Remo), John Dillon (Vivian), Michael Dillon, and Elizabeth Stamper (Donald); siblings, Janet Fahey and John Millar; grandchildren, Tara, Amy, Danielle, John VI, Joshua, Karlene, Alexander, Michael, Dylan, Claire, and Teaunah; and 8 great-grandchildren.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Thursday, June 15, 2023, at St. Peter the Apostle Parish, 521 Harmony Street, New Castle, DE, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 am. Inurnment will follow in the adjoining cemetery.