Frederick Linwood Gillis was born in Belfast, Prince Edward Island, Canada on June 12, 1929, and passed away peacefully Thursday, September 17, 2020, in Richmond, VA, at 91 years of age. Having immigrated to the United States in 1955, he met and married Ethel (Kaye) Gillis. They made their home in Needham, MA, for 30 years. Their love of God was a constant influence and power until their last breath. Upon retirement from General Foods, Linwood and Ethel lived in various locations, spending their summers at their vacation home at Point Prim, PEI. Linwood, a loving father, is survived by his children Deborah (Stephen) Berwaldt of Medfield, MA, David Gillis of Richmond VA, and Anne (Ross) Carolus of Spencerville, IN, He was blessed with13 grandchildren: Christina (Matthew) Pipgras, Lindsey (Norman) Long, Hannah (Timothy Taylor) Berwaldt, Zachary Berwaldt, Jeremy (Andrea Marble) Berwaldt, Jami (Aaron) Starling, Wendy (Michael) Stark, Tom (Jamie Pitts) Gillis, Ben (Jessica) Gillis, Ellie Carolus, Eva (Bradly) Adams, Sam Carolus, and Spencer Carolus; and 15 great-grandchildren. Linwood was predeceased by his dear wife of 56 years and infant granddaughter, Megan Claire Berwaldt. Services are private. In lieu of flowers, donations in Linwood's name may be made to a charity of your choice.