Richmond, VA- Formerly of Elba, NY: Passed away on October 24, 2019 at the age of 82. Predeceased by her husband John W. Gillard, Sister Anne and granddaughter Jordyn Mary. Born in LeRoy, Elin was the daughter of the late Sydney D. O’Shea and Catherine M. O’Shea. She is survived by her children John (Sara) Gillard, Jason (Cindy) Gillard, Catherine (Mark) Torrey, Cydney (Pat) Bonafede and Matthew Gillard. Siblings Daniel (Bonnie) O’Shea and Molly (Doug) Gifford, 15 Grandchildren and 14 Great Grandchildren. Elin was an avid reader and enjoyed spending time near water whenever she could.
At Elin’s request there will be no calling hours. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Donations may be made in Elin’s memory to Golisano Children’s Hospital.