“Our visit was prompted by the sudden and stunning loss of our daughter, E. We had no idea what to do or what to expect, but Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home was beyond helpful and understanding. You were so patient with us and let our son run all around the facility. We are grateful for how your group handled everything — so many things we had never thought about. Truly, we were blindsided and we thank you for helping us through these tough days.”
— S. and F.
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.