OBITUARY

Riaz Masih Gill

August 19, 1942October 6, 2021
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Riaz Masih Gill, age 79, of Jacksonville, Florida passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 2:11pm surrounded by family at his bedside at home. Riaz was born on August 19, 1942 in Gazikot, Punjab, India. He is survived by his wife Sheila Gill, three children, Suman Gill, Simon Gill, Neelam Gill and two granddaughters, Olivia & Hannah Masih. Riaz & Sheila celebrated their Golden 50th Anniversary in June 2021.

Riaz Gill immigrated alone to the United States in 1977 from Punjab, India. The following year he was joined by his wife and daughter. He established himself as a resident of Jacksonville, Florida and dedicated his life into caring and helping others. He was a nurse for 51 years and touched the lives of countless people.

As the Patriarch of the family, he helped his extended family establish themselves in the United States to give them an opportunity to have a better life and future. His faith in God and his commitment to Jesus gave him the determination to fulfill his dreams. Through his courageous hard work, dedication and above all love, he changed the lives and destinies of the whole family. He will be missed dearly by all, and always remembered for his sacrifices he made to uplift his family.

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Services

  • Visitation

    Monday, October 11, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Monday, October 11, 2021

  • Committal Service

    Monday, October 11, 2021

  • Reception

    Monday, October 11, 2021

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Biography

Riaz Gill immigrated alone to the United States in 1977 from Punjab, India. The following year he was joined by his wife and daughter. He was the eldest of 8 siblings. He established himself as a resident of Jacksonville, Florida and dedicated his life into caring and helping others. He was a nurse for 51 years and touched the lives of countless people.