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Obituary for Lita de Gil

Lita de Gil, 95, of Somerset, NJ, died on Saturday, June 4th, at Foothill Acres Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Hillsborough.

She enjoyed a wonderful, cultural life, traveling worldwide with her husband and 3 children, as an Army wife to her predeceased husband, Col. Bernard F. de Gil, who died in 2002. After, her retirement from work, she reveled in frequent trips to NYC to enjoy Broadway, dance (particularly flamenco) and all the arts.

Surviving are her 3 children, Leslie (Edwin) Barbour of Chesterfield, Virginia, Donna (Jerry)Melnick, of Hillsborough, NJ, and David de Gil, of Helena, Montana. She had 5 grandchildren: Ryan, Jennifer, Amanda, Jacob, and Max, and 5 beloved great grandchildren: Jordyn, Isaiah, Noah, Liam, and Naomi. She will be interred at West Point Cemetery, New York.

All services will be held privately under the direction of the Gleason Funeral Home, Somerset.