Julia R. Gile

Westfield – Julia R. (Burbank) Gile, 89, of Westfield died Thursday June 29, 2017 in Noble Hospital. She was born in Westfield, MA on September 5, 1927 to the late Herbert and Erma (Bassett) Burbank. Julia graduated from Westfield High School in 1944 and graduated from the Springfield Hospital School of Nursing. She was a member of the Episcopal Church of the Atonement in Westfield, Order of Eastern Star, Ladies of the Oriental Shrine, Clan MacLeod and was a ritualist for the Rainbow Girls. Julia loved trips to Cape Cod, was an avid New England Patriots fan and loved spending time with her family. She was the widow of Lewis G. Gile who died on December 9, 2012. Julia leaves a son David H. Gile of Westfield a daughter Julie A. White and her husband Stephen of Westfield, three granddaughters, Heather Gladwin, Heidi Choe and Kara White, and four great grandchildren, Benjamin, Norah, Nicholas and Brayden. A Funeral Service will be held Wednesday July 19th at 10 AM in the Episcopal Church of the Atonement, 36 Court St. Westfield with burial to follow in Pine Hill Cemetery Westfield. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donation in Julia’s memory be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, 516 Carew St, Springfield, MA 01104.


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