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Gillette, James Edwin 1927-2000

 
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Monterey County Herald, CA April 12, 2000
James Edwin Gillette, May 25, 1927-April 6, 2000. James “Jim” Gillette, 72, died unexpectedly, Thursday, April 6, 2000, of an apparent heart attack, at his home in Pebble Beach. Born May 25, 1927, in Monterey, he was the son of Gladys “Geegee” Gillette and the late Chester E. Gillette. He was a loving son, brother and father. Mr. Gillette was a graduate of Monterey High School, class of 1945 and a Stanford graduate. He served in the US Navy during World War II, and was a lifelong musician and singer, golfer, stamp collector and Giants fan. He particularly enjoyed singing barbershop harmony and was a SPEBSQSA member for most of his adult life. He worked for McMahan’s Furniture Company throughout Northern California, returning to the Monterey Peninsula in the 1970s. He worked for Holman’s of Pacific Grove and was retired from the Pebble Beach Golf Company. He is survived by his mother of Monterey, his sister and brother-in-law, Joyce and Cecil Mansfield of Los Gatos; four sons: Chester of Monterey, James Alan of LeGrand, California, Jeffrey of Monterey and Jack and his wife L. Sue of Sacramento; and one daughter, Jocelyn Knight and her husband Russell of Dubuque, Iowa. Also surviving him are six grandchildren: Brian and Michael Gillette of Sacramento, Chelsea, Chester, Chase and Chad Knight of Dubuque, Iowa; one nephew, Jeff Mansfield of Santa Cruz; on niece, Jennifer (Mrs. Michael Sowerwine) of Oakland; and his beloved wife Shirley of Monterey. No services will be held per his request. Funeral arrangements by The Paul Mortuary, Pacific Grove.

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GILLETTE JAMES EDWIN 1927 05 25 LANDRAM MALE CA MONTEREY 2000 04 07 571288015 72
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