“Thank you for the thoughtful poem and forget-me-not seeds. I will plant them in my garden if it ever gets warm enough. What a great idea.
— A. W.
James P. Gats
September 17, 1919 - March 04, 2012
James P. Gats, age 92, a resident of Plainfield’s Carillon Community, formerly of Skokie, IL and Mesa, AZ, passed away Sunday, March 4, 2012 at Westlake Hospital in Melrose Park, IL. He was born September 17, 1919 in Chicago, IL.
Beloved husband of the late Jeanette A. Gats (nee Rekiel), loving father of James P. (Carol) Gats of Wheaton, IL, Robert J. (Diana) Gats of Irving, TX and Patricia (Mike) Avallone of Naperville, devoted grandfather of James P. (Amy) Gats, Christopher M. (Nasim) Gats, Allison R. (Nicholas) Carmichael and Kenneth C. Gats, Brian R. Gats, Michael R. and Jason P. Avallone, cherished great-grandfather of Madison, Parker, Camden, Carter, Darien and Mae.