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Friday, September 6, 2013

John G. Gilooly

John G. Gilooly, 67, passed away on September 3, 2013 surrounded by his loving family after a long battle with brain cancer.

Born on November 6, 1945 in Troy, to the late John and Catherine Gilooly, John attended Catholic Central H.S. and graduated with a B.S. in Accounting from SUNY at Buffalo.  He served in the U.S. Army stationed in Munich, Germany.  John had a passion for his work, John had a CPA practice in Clifton Park and Saratoga Springs.  He was a member of NYSCPA, AICPA and a member of the Professional Achievement Registry. 

He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 45 years, Paula Jones Gilooly, his cherished children Kristin Sica (Christopher), Lisa Pittman (Trey) and Sean Gilooly.  He was the adored Papa to Ashley and Liam Pittman and Carter and Lily Sica.  Also surviving are his sister Patricia Breen, brothers Albert (Vicki) and Richard (Charlene) Gilooly and Mother in law Mary Jones.  Also, several nieces and nephews.

The family wishes to thank Drs. Richard Farrell, Scott Morris and Susan Weaver and her staff at NYOH.   Also, Tammy, Trish, Laurie and Karen his Hospice angels and Frank and Janice DiNuzzo who gave him much love and support.

Friends and family may call on Sunday, September 8th from 4-6pm at Compassionate Funeral Care, 402 Maple Ave Saratoga Springs.  A mass with Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday Sept. 9, 2013 at 9:00am  in St. Clements Catholic Church, 231 Lake Ave, Saratoga Springs with the Rev. Timothy Keating C.Ss.R. presiding.

A committal service with military honors will be held at Saratoga National Cemetery, 200 Duell Rd., Schuylerville, at 11:00am.


  1. Our thoughts, prayers and sympathy are sent to the entire Gilooly family. We will always remember John's sense of humor, his commitment to his profession and always being there - no matter what. He was our friend as well as our accountant. We will miss you, John.
    PJ and Carolyn Davis
    PJ's BAR-B-QSA

  2. Dear Paula,
    I was saddened to learn that your dear husband John had passed away. I know that his long illness was difficult for you all to bear. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this very difficult time. Due to a personal illness I will be unable to see you face to face, take care fondly, Rose Carter