George J. Gates, 85, retired Lorain County builder
- Deceased's name: George J. Gates
- Age: 85
- Date: Oct. 12
- Hometown: Avon
- Survived by: His wife of 65 years, Gladys (nee Popa); children, Mike and Anne; foster son, Patrick McCafferty; a grandson; and brother, Brother William CSC.
George J. Gates, 85, of Avon, a retired Lorain County builder, died Oct. 12.
Calling hours are 2-6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, at Misencik Funeral Home, 36363 Detroit Road.
Closing prayers will be offered at the funeral home at 9:15 a.m. Monday, Oct. 17, followed by 10 a.m. Mass at St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 2640 Stoney Ridge Road.
Donations may be made to the Holy Cross Brothers, P.O. Box 1064, Notre Dame, IN 46556.