Laverne D. Gill, age 91, of South Shore Road, Hadley, died Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at his son's home in Amsterdam following a long illness. He was born in Fultonville, NY, on March 8, 1923, the son of the late George and Mary Martha Doak Gill. Laverne was a graduate of Fultonville High School. He was a United States Army Veteran serving in World War II. He was then employed for General Electric for 38 years.
He was a member of the VFW in Fonda and the American Legion 701, Amsterdam.
Survivors include his son, Bruce Gill of Amsterdam; one sister, Beryl Naginey of Altamont; and two grandchildren, Derek and Daniel. He was predeceased by his wife, Ellyn Gorden Gill, on July 15, 2009.
Friends may call on Sunday, April 27, 2014, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Northville Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held on Monday, April 28, 2014, at the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery with full military honors at 9:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Condolences may be made to the family online at www.northvillefuneralservice.com.