Cedric J. Gillespie

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Cedric J. Gillespie

June 16, 1995 - July 29, 2018

Bangor No longer able to endure the pain of this life, Cedric Jeffrey Gillespie left us for a better place on July 29, 2018. He was 23 years old. Cedric was born on June 16, 1995, the only and beloved child of Kristina Brown and Jeffrey Gillespie.
He was originally from Monson and loved spending time there, always considering it his true home. Cedric enjoyed music, reading, fishing and vacations at Higgins Beach. He liked spending time with his friends, hanging out in his garage and making a mess of his room. He spent many hours fixing up his Ford pick-up truck, his pride and joy, and liked nothing better than to be driving it on dirt roads in the middle of nowhere.
Cedric was predeceased by his maternal grandfather, David Brown; paternal grandfather, John Gillespie; his favorite aunt, Rachel Brown Ulman; and his collie, Reilly. He leaves behind his mother, for whom he was the light and love of this world; his mom's partner, Brett Grandchamp; his nana, Jean Brown; his uncle, Erik Brown; his aunt, Kelly Brown and her children, Aidan and Catriona; his father, Jeffrey Gillespie and the Gillespie family; and special, life-long friend, Patrick Gamble, whom he considered his brother.
Hugs and kisses always, my Cessa. Love you to the moon ... and back.
Visiting hours will be held Friday, August 3, from 5 to 7p.m. at Kiley and Foley Funeral Service, 299 Union Street, Bangor. Messages and memories may be shared with the family at www.kileyandfoley.com.
Published on August 1, 2018
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Sherry (Tinkham) Dubis
Aug 06, 2018
Dear Kris and family,
Our family is keeping you in their thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. I remember how excited you were when you called to tell me of Cedric's birth. I wish you all healing and peace, especially you, Krissy.
Dana
Aug 04, 2018
Kristina,
I am terribly sorry for your loss. I wish that there were words that I could say that could take away some of your pain. I will always remember Cedric as that mischievous young boy that came into the office and broke the squishy toy and then grew to be a fine young man. I wish that you may find peace and comfort during these difficult times.
Connie Ramsay
Aug 03, 2018
Kristina and Jeffery

I only knew Cedric for a short time through work at Hannaford. I will miss him dearly. What a sweet kid. You both did a good job. I am sorry for your loss. And my thoughts and Prayers are with your whole family at this time.
Tim and Heidi Packard
Aug 03, 2018
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family in this difficult time.
Paul R Belanger ( Woggie )
Aug 02, 2018
I'm so very sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family.
Beth Weymouth
Aug 02, 2018
Kris,
Words can't express how sorry I am.! I wish I could take your pain away. May God comfort you during this very difficult time. I am here if you need anything. I will see you soon. Love you. Beth
Cindy
Aug 02, 2018
Kristina,
I am deeply sorry for your loss. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.
Cindy Ashmore
Bette Belmont
Aug 02, 2018
My thoughts and prayers to you Kris and the family. So deeply sorry.
Sherrill Tompkins
Aug 02, 2018
Kristina, I am so sorry for the loss of your precious Cedric. I only met him one time when he was a toddler, it was at Thanksgiving at (my Aunt Ellen and Uncle Bill) your Gram and Grampa Brown's house. I was talking with Rachel and she said "This is "Cedgie", we talked about how absolutely adorable he was. He looks a lot like your Dad. I hope you can find comfort knowing that Cedric is now at peace. Also please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
ONeil Boivin II
Aug 01, 2018
I am so sorry for your loss. We are keep you all in our prayers.
Michele Hryc
Aug 01, 2018
Kristina,
Please know I am thinking of you and that I extend my deepest condolences to you and your family. There are no words that can help alleviate the loss of your son. I am there for you always. Love, Michele
Sonja & Shawny
Aug 01, 2018
Thinking of you and sending you love during this difficult time.
Jenny Bamford-Perkins
Aug 01, 2018
Kristina, my heart is breaking for you. I am truly so very sorry for the loss of your son. My thoughts and prayers are with you and all who love, Cedric. All my love to you, Kristina. xo
Eunice Watson
Aug 01, 2018
Jeff, so sorry to hear about your son. I have a picture of him when he was young. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. Eunice Watson
Brita Holmbom Cronkite
Aug 01, 2018
So very, very sorry. Thinking of you all.
Donna
Aug 01, 2018
I only knew Cedric for a brief time that we worked together at Hannaford. I want to send my deepest sympathies to the family. Cedric grew on me & made me laugh at times ..we had some good talks and he shared a few things with me about his family & his life . I will miss him. My thoughts and prayers to all his family
Tony and Alice Marshall
Aug 01, 2018
Kristina, I am so sorry. I know there words to help. Just know we are thinking of you. Tony.
Kristen Wallace
Aug 01, 2018
There are no words..... Cedric, you were a good guy and I am glad we got to share some laughs and experiences at the base together. I am sorry the pain got to be too much.... you will be missed. I hope you have found your peace.

Kristina, I cannot even imagine the depths of your loss.... I am so sorry for the loss of your son.
Jim Michaud
Aug 01, 2018
Please accept my deepest sympathies.The Bible states that God is near to those that be of a broken heart, and of a contrite spirit. I would hope that this truth could be of comfort to you, during this time of great sorrow. My heart goes out to you, with deep sincerity.
Terry and Sherry Gaudet
Aug 01, 2018
We are truly saddened by your loss of Cedric. You will be in our thoughts and prayers.
Louise Nadeau Beaulieu
Aug 01, 2018
I am sure that you are all very sad to have lost your loved one. Reading the following phrase that you shared, " No longer able to endure the pain of this life", I can almost imagine what happened. I send all of my respect and blessings----may your loved one rest in peace---
Teresa M Seymour
Aug 01, 2018
Mike, and I send our sincere condolences. I can't imagine the pain you are feeling Kristina, but know you are in our thoughts, and prayers. I remember plenty of talks about your son, and although I had never met him, I felt like I knew him through you.I am so sorry.