116 South Street P.O. Box 165 Chardon, OH 44024

The Burr Family… Treasuring Memories for Five Generations

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Thomas John Gilday

September 29, 1935 - December 20, 2017

Thomas J. Gilday, age 82, passed away on December 20, 2017. He was the Vice Chairman of the Board and Executive Art Director of Griswold. He ranked as one of the top ten advertising visualizers in America, based on recognition from the New York Advertising Club. He joined the company in 1964. A veteran of the Korean …read more

Thomas J. Gilday, age 82, passed away on December 20, 2017. He was the Vice Chairman of the Board and Executive Art Director of Griswold. He ranked as one of the top ten advertising visualizers in America, based on recognition from the New York Advertising Club. He joined the company in 1964. A veteran of the Korean War. He was the beloved husband of 57 years to Barbara (Penkal). Loving father of Thomas (deceased), Pauline (Conrad) Layson and Shawn Patrick Michael. Grandfather of Shawn Patrick Michael Jr., Erica Layson, and Sara Layson. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, December 27 at 11:00 a.m. at Burr Funeral Home, 116 South Street (on St. Rt. 44, 500’ south of Rt. 6/ Chardon Square). The family suggests memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society and St. Judes. Information and condolences online at www.burrservice.com

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Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Burr Funeral Home

116 South Street
Chardon, OH 44024

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Time: 11:00 am

Cemetery Information

Date: Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Newbury Center Cemetery

Auburn Rd.
Newbury, OH
 

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