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James Greenwood Bennett Gillespie
April 22, 1958 - November 14, 2015
Passed away peacefully in Oshawa on Saturday, November 14, 2015 after a brief and sudden battle with cancer. Born April 22, 1958, Ben leaves his pride and joy - daughter Ellen "Ellie" Jane Janvary Gillespie and son Evan Alexander Gray Gillespie of Niagara Falls; his heart-broken wife Karen (nee Snow) and her children, Stacey Snow (Matt) and Brandon Snow (Mandy); his mother Anne, his brother Duke (Diana), his brothers-in-law Randy and Kevin (Loretta) and his in-laws, Shirley and Roy Snow. Predeceased by his father, the Reverend Frank Gillespie (2001). Ben will also be lovingly remembered by his many friends and relatives. At Ben's request, cremation has taken place. Family and friends will be received at the McEACHNIE FUNERAL HOME (28 Old Kingston Rd., Ajax 905-428-8488) on Friday, November 20 from 7:00 - 9:00 pm and on Saturday, November 21 at 12 noon with a Memorial Service to follow in the Chapel of the Funeral Home at 1:00 pm. The family will also receive friends at the STAMFORD LANE UNITED CHURCH (3855 St. Peter Ave., Niagara Falls) on Sunday, November 22 from 3:00 - 5:00 pm for an informal visitation. If desired, memorial donations may be made in lieu of flowers to the Canadian Cancer Society.