Mark B. Gill, 32, of Union, New Jersey passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 surrounded by his family.
Mark was born on November 15, 1982 in Smithtown, New York. He was the son of Mr. Ronald Lee and Barbara Kathleen (nee Janoski) Gill.
He was a graduate of the University of North Carolina, School of the Arts where he met his wife.
Mark worked for the Macy’s Parade Studio where he created floats for the Thanksgiving Day Parade. He was an avid woodworker and loved designing and building furniture and turning bowls on his lathe. An Eagle Scout, he liked spending time outdoors where he enjoyed hiking, foraging, and biking. Mark loved gardening, beer brewing, and making his own cheese.
He is survived by his loving wife, Sarah K. Gill. He is survived by his parents; Ronald and Barbara Gill, by a sister, Erin Biondi and husband Mike, nephews; Frank and Matthew Biondi. He is also survived by his in-laws; Mike and Ann Reinking, sister-in-law, Elizabeth Tosspon and husband Brandon, and nephews, Lucas and Lincoln Tosspon, and his beloved greyhounds, Peloton and Asbury.
A celebration of Mark’s life will be held at The Hat Tavern at 570 Springfield Avenue, Summit New Jersey from 12-4pm on December 12th with a time of remembrance beginning at 2pm. Those who knew Mark will know how much he hated to get dressed up, so casual dress is encouraged.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Mark’s name may be made to Greyhound Friends of NJ, PO Box 4416, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034-0669 or Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, P.O. Box 5028, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5028.