Deacon Edwin Gatons
St. John, IN – Deacon Edwin Gatons, age 78, of St. John, passed away December 1, 2018. Survived by his loving wife Janice; Children: Stephen (Kathy), Gregory (Sue) Gatons and Karen Craig.; grandchildren: Alison, Caroline, Suzanne, Katherine Gatons; Jacob and Grant Craig and several nieces and nephews.
There will be a Rite of Reception at St. Michael Catholic Church, Schererville, IN, on Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 3:00 PM followed by visitation at the church from 3:00-9:00 PM. There will be 6:00 PM evening prayer and an 8:45 PM night prayer. Funeral service will take place on Monday, December 10, 2018 at 1:00 PM. There will be a 7:00 AM daily mass in the chapel followed by an 8:55 AM Rosary offered by the school children. Visitation will resume at 9:45 AM with a 12:30 noon prayer followed immediately by the 1:00 PM funeral mass. Burial at St. Michael Cemetery with reception to follow in St. Patrick Hall.
Edwin was ordained a Deacon in the Catholic Church on June 7, 2003. He worked as a Chaplain at Franciscan Health Care for a number of years as well as fulfilling his duties as a Deacon at St. Michael Catholic Church and the Diocese of Gary. A veteran of the U.S. Navy