Golfer And Sports Lover
Keats Gill, 78, husband of the late Helen (Strelkowski) Gill, formerly of Parmalee Hill Road, Newtown, died January 21 at the Candlewood Valley Health Center, New Milford. Mr Gill was born in Queens, N.Y., on October 10, 1927, a son of Harold and Inez (Dunn) Gill.
Mr Gill is survived by his son, Keats C. Gill and his wife, Janice, of Bridgewater; two grandsons, Jason Gill and his wife, Molly, of Newtown and Keats D. Gill of Bridgewater; a sister, Blanche Holley and her husband, Jim, of Rye, N.Y.; and several nieces and nephews. His sister, Doris Sanderkoke and brother, Harold Gill, predeceased him.
He served in the US Army and received an honorable discharge in 1947. He was a graduate of New York University, Class of 1951.
For 40 years, until his retirement in 1990, Mr Gill was employed by Grand Union Supermarkets. In retirement, he became an avid golfer and was a member of the Newtown Country Club. He will be sadly missed by everyone at the club. Mr Gill loved watching all sports, any chance he could get.
Funeral services were held in the Honan Funeral Home, Newtown, on January 24. Interment will be in Newtown Village Cemetery in the spring.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of oneâs choice.
The Newtown BeeÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â January 27, 2006