Sophia D. Gillen passed away peacefully on November 21, 2021 at home.
She was born in Wilmington, DE and was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Church. Sophia was an avid reader and a loving and caring wife, mother and grandmother. She always held a special place in her heart for her angel Paul.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Harry Gillen. Sophia is survived by her children, Janice Wright (John Baily), Kelly Ann Gillen, Harry Gillen, Jr. and Paul Gillen, her grandchildren, Robert Wright (Samantha DeBey) and Tyler Wright (Emily Seager).
A viewing will be held on Monday, November 29, 2021 between 10:00-11:00 a.m. at St. Catherine of Siena Church, 2503 Centerville Road, Wilmington, DE 19808 where a Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Special Olympics DE, 619 S. College Avenue, Newark, DE 19716. To send condolences visit: www.mccreryandharra.com.