Carrie L. Gillian

October 4, 1952 ~ July 4, 2023 (age 70) 70 Years Old


Carrie Louise Gillian

October 4th, 1952 - July 4th, 2023

Carrie Gillian, Age 70, St. Cajetan Parish, Beverly Neighborhood, Chicago,

passed away at home on July 4th 2023.

Carrie was born and raised in Hammond, Indiana. She is preceeded in death by her

loving brothers Anthony and Noah, as well as her parents William and

Virginia(Gruszka) Gillian.

Carrie is survived by life partner William "Tracy" Morris, sister Noran

(Michael) Warot, cherished niece Virginia Warot, sister in law Maria Gillian, The Morris family,  her devoted dog Sadie, and many loving friends.

Carrie graduated Gavit High School in 1970. Carrie worked as unit clerk and

later pharmacy Tech at Our Lady of Mercy Hospital in Dyer, Indiana.

After years out of state, Carrie returned to Hammond to help care for her father


Carrie, reknown for her amazing cooking, especialy hosting holiday meals for

friends and family.

She was gifted in everything she did: knitting, crochet, cross stitch,

gardening, drawing, sketching and other diverse interests. Her handwriting, made

her notes works of art.

She loved to hunt for treasures and bargains. She often accompanied her father

to various Chicagoland flea markets, and antique shows.

At the St Charles, IL, antique show, she met the love of her life, William

"Tracy" Morris. They've been a dedicated loving couple for the past 20 years.

Tracy devoted to Carrie, and she cherished every moment with him. He created a

cozy, comfortable home for them.

Carrie had a deep love of dogs, elephants, Halloween, fireworks, and her family.

Carrie was named after her aunt Carrie Long, who ran an exclusive dress shop in

downtown Hammond in the 1940s and 50s. The same shop, where her parents first


Carrie was a loving spouse, a devoted daughter and sister, and adoring Aunt to

her niece. She was a caring friend to many she met.

Memorial Visitation Saturday 3:00 p.m. at Beverly Ridge Funeral Home, 10415 S. Kedzie Ave. until time of services 7:00 p.m.

In lieu of Flowers, the family request donations to the South Suburban Humane

Society or St Jude's Children's Hospital. These charities were near and dear to

Carrie's heart.

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Memorial Visitation
July 8, 2023

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Beverly Ridge Funeral Home

Memorial Service
July 8, 2023

7:00 PM
Beverly Ridge Funeral Home


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