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Brenda Jean Gillis

March 25, 1951 ~ January 26, 2021 (age 69)

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Brenda Jean Gillis passed away peacefully on January 26, 2021 in Danbury CT while surrounded by her loving family. Brenda was born on March 25, 1951 in Vermont to Beverly Williamson Carbonneau and Lloyd Nichols. 

Brenda enjoyed gardening, shopping with her daughter, watching the hallmark channel and sitting around with a cup of coffee and just chatting. She was also very fond of her pets which she treasured dearly. She worked at Sacred Heart Church in Norwichtown and Volunteered at St. Patrick Cathedral in Norwich. Loving mother and friend.

Brenda is survived by her loving daughter Sarena Nunes, son John Gillis, son Dana Barry, step son Robert Gillis Jr, and step daughter Kimberly Johnson. As well as her sister Lisa Nichols, sister Shirly Flynn, and brother Raymond Carbonneau. Brenda is predeceased by her sister Terri Carbonneau and brother Lloyd Nichols. Brenda is predeceased by her beloved husband  Robert E. Gillis who passed on Dec 23, 2009.

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