Martin L. Gillespie
Martin Gillespie, a 43-year Rockaway resident, died August 13.
Gillespie was born in New York City. He was an operating engineer with Local 30. He lived in Rockaway for 43 years but was a lifelong summer resident.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Gorman Gillespie; and brother, Charles Gillespie.
He is survived by his son, Martin L. Gillespie; daughter, Peggy White; brothers, James and Richard Gillespie; and grandchildren, Margaret, Tracy, Martin III, Sean, Mick, Jade and Asia.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Denis. S. O'Connor Funeral Home with visitation to be held on Sunday, August 17, from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, August 18 at 11 a.m. at St. Francis de Sales Church. Interment was at Calverton National Cemetery in Calverton, New York.