In Loving Memory of Richard L. Gill

February 21, 1936
Bridgeport, CT
December 31, 2019
Fairfield, CT
Funeral Home

Spear-Miller Funeral Home

39 South Benson Road,
Fairfield CT US 06824


St. Anthony of Padua Church

Mass of Christian Burial

149 South Pine Creek Road,
CT 06824

Friday, January 3, 2020 10:30 a.m.


St. Thomas Cemetery

Mill Plain Road,
CT 06824

January 03, 2020

Family Gathering


Semper Fi Fund

Richard Liddell Gill

Richard Liddell Gill, age 83, of Fairfield, husband of 61 years of Alice (Robenseifer) Gill, passed away peacefully on December 31. Born in Bridgeport, the son of the late Stanley and Mildred (Craw) Gill, he had been a Fairfield resident since 1967. A graduate of Bassick High School, Dick received his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Bridgeport and a Masters from the University of Maine at Orono. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1954-1957. He worked as a Government Contracts Administrator for the Department of Defense. Dick was a member of the Gaelic American Club, the Port 5 Naval Veterans and the American Legion Post 92 in Hollywood, FL. He and Alice were annual snow birds spending several winter seasons in Hallandale Beach, FL. In the summer, he loved growing tomatoes in his garden and enjoyed sharing his harvest with friends and family for an annual tomato party. Survivors in addition to his wife, Alice include two children, Jeff Gill and his life partner Francisco Ramirez of San Francisco, CA and Maureen Gill Pothier of Shelton; two grandchildren, Jacquelin and Christian Pothier and a sister, Natalie Bartlett and her husband Phil of Narragansett, RI. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday January 3 at 10:30am at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 149 South Pine Creek Road, Fairfield. Interment with military honors will follow in St. Thomas Cemetery. Calling hours have been omitted. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Semper Fi Fund at For information or to offer an online condolence please visit

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5 Guestbook Entries for Richard Liddell Gill

  1. Fond memories of Theta Sigma fraternity brother.
    Our thoughts and prayers to Alice.
    We are still in Pittsfield, MA and winter in Lake Worth, FL.
    David & Martha

  2. Alice & family, our deepest sympathies to you on the loss of Dick. Such a fun loving guy. We will never forget him. May his memory be eternal. Tom, Sue, Adam & Jane and my mom too.

  3. So sorry to hear of your loss. Always enjoyed his crazy sense of humor. The Lord has been merciful in ending his pain. May you find comfort in that and keep him in your heart always. Tears are for those of us left behind.