GILLOTTI, Friedrich

GILLOTTI, Frederick Paul “Fred”

87 of Dayton, Ohio died on December 31, 2022 at Kettering Hospital from heart and lung failure as complications of Parkinson’s disease. Fred is the son of Adam and Rose (Angelo) Gillotti, both deceased. He was a graduate of Chaminade High School and the University of Dayton, where he earned both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in business administration. Fred served in the United States Marine Corps and retired from the Marine Corps reserves with the rank of major. Fred was Human Resources Manager and Operations Manager at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima, where he worked for 35 years and retired in 2000. Fred has been active in local service organizations in Lima, Ohio, including Sertoma, Unico, and St. Vincent de Paul. He enjoyed travelling, golf and playing cards, especially Euchre. Fred enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren and regularly traveled to Nags Head, NC and Florida with family and friends. He is survived by his loving wife Carol (Gilles), with whom he was 61. He also leaves behind sons Anthony (Tamar), Mark (Nancy), Joseph (Kara), John (Carol) and daughter Teresa (Stephen), his aunt Mildred and five grandchildren, Nicholas, Vincent, Sarah, Isabella and Jacob. He was preceded in death by his parents Adam and Rose, Uncle Bee, brothers Gerald (Jerry) and Thomas (Tom), and nephew Stephen (Steve). On behalf of Carol and her family, we would like to thank the many healthcare providers who have helped Fred over the years, including the therapy team at Buckeye Home Health Care and the entire Intensive Care Unit team at Kettering Health. Thank you all for your excellent care. In lieu of flowers, the Gillotti family is asking for donations to the St. Vincent de Paul Society of Lima or Dayton, Ohio and the Michael J. Fox Parkinson’s Foundation. Fred will be buried in Calvary Cemetery after a Christian funeral on Friday, January 6 at 11 a.m. at Incarnation Church, 7415 Far Hills Avenue, Centerville, OH. The visit will be on Thursday, January 5 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Tobias Funeral Home, 5471 Far Hills Ave., Kettering. Online condolences can be sent to

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