Jon Eric Gillahan, 49, passed away July 4, 2020, at a Bangor hospital. He was born August 18, 1970, in Bangor the son of Robert H. and Carolyn A. (Hart) Gillahan.
Jon graduated from Hampden Academy in the Class of 1989. He enjoyed being a Mason with his father and brother. He worked his way through the chairs, becoming Master of Mystic Lodge #65 A.F. & A.M. of Hampden in 2013. Jon was very active throughout his life. He was an assistant coach for the Maine Roadrunners Quad Rugby team, and played with the Highrollers Wheelchair Basketball team. Jon enjoyed people and volunteered for many years at Eastern Maine Medical Center. Another passion was supporting the Maine Black Bears Women’s Basketball team and he was very involved with the Friends of UMaine Women’s Basketball.
In addition to his father Robert, he is survived by a brother Mark Gillahan; and several aunts and uncles; and nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his mother Carolyn in 2004.
Friends may gather with the family from 5-7 PM, Sunday, July 12, at the Hampden-Gilpatrick Chapel of Brookings-Smith, 45 Western Avenue, Hampden, where relatives and friends are invited to a Masonic Memorial Service at 7 PM conducted by the officers and members of the of the Mystic Lodge #65. A graveside memorial service will be held 11 AM, Monday, July 13, at Lakeview Cemetery, Hampden. Gifts in Jon’s memory may be made in support of UMaine Women’s Basketball, payable to the University of Maine Foundation, Buchanan Alumni House, Two Alumni Place, Orono, ME 04469. Condolences to the family may be expressed at BrookingsSmith.com.