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Cynthia ‘Cindy’ Jean Weidner Gilroy

Gilroy Cindy

Cynthia “Cindy” Jean Weidner Gilroy, 57, of Big Pine Key, Fla., left this world on April 18, 2013, from Key West, Fla., a casualty of cancer.

Born Feb. 26, 1956, at Saint Elizabeth Hospital in Dayton, the fourth of eight children to Phyllis J. Harm Weidner, who survives in Russells Point, and the late Jerome “Jerry” E. Weidner, she spent her formative years in Kettering, attending Ascension School and Fairmont East to graduate from Indian Lake High School in Lewistown. She was a baton twirler in the Koala Bees Baton and Drum Corp.

She married Dan Gilroy on April 8, 1978, at St. Mary of the Woods Catholic Church in Russells Point and had just celebrated their 35th wedding anniversary.

Formerly of Russells Point, her true passion was her family. She thoroughly enjoyed every moment of being a mother raising her children and running a household. She also enjoyed traveling, interior decorating, power walking and dearly loved socializing with family and friends.  

Cindy is survived by her husband Dan Gilroy of Big Pine Key; her beloved sons, Nicholas Gilroy and Zachary Gilroy, both of Big Pine Key, Fla.; sister and brothers Karen Weidner (Michael) Pence of Lakeview, Jerry Weidner Jr. of Quincy, Timothy Weidner of Big Pine Key, Fla., Mark Weidner of Russells Point, Chris Weidner of New Breman, Ga., and Jeff Weidner of Russells Point.  

She was preceded in death by her sister, Pam Weidner Neal.

In memoriam, the family requests you get a cancer screening.

She made a difference. The world is a better place having had her here.

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