Age 64, and a lifetime resident of Mt. Lebanon, passed away suddenly but peacefully, on Friday evening, October 8, 2021. Devoted and loving son of the late Daniel R. and Florence Sweitzer Gillette. Dear brother “Danny” of Nancy L. Gillette. Cousin of Sandra Walter and Mark Robinson. Dan attended Mt. Lebanon High School and was president of his 1975 graduation class. He went on to earn his bachelor’s degree from Washington and Jefferson College. He worked alongside his dad as a Candy Broker for many years and continued on his own after his dad retired. Dan was inducted into the National Candy Hall of Fame in 2003. Currently he had been working as a real estate agent with Berkshire Hathaway. He was a member of the Beadling Sports Club for many years. Dan will be remembered for his quick wit and entertaining personality. Friends will be received at Laughlin Cremation and Funeral Tributes, 222 Washington Road, Mt. Lebanon, on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 from 3:00 until 7:00 p.m. His blessing service will be held in the Mausoleum Chapel at Mt. Lebanon Cemetery , 509 Washington Road, Mt. Lebanon, on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. (EVERYONE PLEASE GO DIRECTLY TO THE CEMETERY). In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution to the Beadling Sports Club Scholarship Fund, 675 Painters Run Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15228.
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