Obituary – George W. Gaither, Jr.

George W GaitherGeorge William Gaither, Jr. 84, Indianapolis, passed away December 18, 2014. He was born March 7, 1930 to George and Christine Stober Gaither. He married Donna Jeannine Cattin on April 7, 1951 and together they had 9 children, Steven (Jane), William (Lori), Cheryl (Rob), Thomas (Sarah), Michael (Brenda), Donald (Kim), John (LeeAnn), who are all surviving; and deceased daughters, Susan (Cade) Verner and Judith Ann Gaither; George is also survived by 22 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; brother, Robert Gaither; sisters, Mary Ann Bays, Dolores Kuhn, Loretta Utterback; and was preceded in death by his sister, Thelma Carolyn Doss.

George was a 1948 graduate of Cathedral High School where he played football. He was an original Indianapolis Colts season ticket holder and a huge Colts fan. He served in the US Army Reserves. George was employed at American Fletcher National Bank, and more recently, Carpenter Real Estate Company. He was a member of St. Roch Parish and a former member of Holy Name Parish. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Saturday, January 3, 2015 at 10 a.m. in St. Roch Catholic Church with burial in Calvary Cemetery.

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