Pine Crest Funeral Home & Pine Crest Cemetery

1939 Dauphin Island Pkwy, Mobile, AL


John Thomas Gamotis

March 8, 1962July 28, 2019

John Thomas Gamotis (age 57) passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on July 28 at Mulherin Home where he had been a resident for the past 21 years.

John’s sweet disposition and gentle spirit was infectious to all who knew him. He loved basketball and bowling and was a mean shot from a free throw line and at the bowling lane. He loved to swim, watch football and go fishing and dancing. He was a joy and a blessing to be around in every respect.

John was preceded in death by his father, Lawrence O. Gamotis. He is survived by his mother, Yvonne Landry Gamotis. Sisters, Lynette (Ron) Kalifeh, Carol Wells, Vivian Dooley and Delane (Bruce) Bacon. Brothers, Michael Gamotis and Jerry (Paula) Gamotis. Numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. He is also survived by his second family – the residents and staff of Mulherin Home.

Services will be held Saturday, August 3, 2019 St Dominic Catholic Church 4156 Burma Road Mobile AL Visitation: 11:00 – 12:00 Mass of Christian Burial: 12 noon Burial: Pine Crest Cemetery, 1939 Dauphin Island Pkwy Mobile AL

Pall Bearers will be his nephews: Dr. David Gamotis, Dr. Robert Gamotis, Dr. Michael Gamotis, Eric Dooley, Andrew Dooley and Thomas Conner.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Mulherin Home, 2496 Halls Mill Road Mobile AL 36606.


  • Lawrence O. Gamotis, Father (deceased)
  • Yvonne Landry Gamotis, Mother
  • Lynette and Ron Kalifeh, Sister and Brother-in-law
  • Carol Wells, Sister
  • Vivian Dooley, Sister
  • Delane and Bruce Bacon, Sister and Brother-in-law
  • Michael Gamotis, Brother
  • Jerry and Paula Gamotis, Brother and Sister-in-law


  • Visitation Saturday, August 3, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, August 3, 2019
  • Committal Service Saturday, August 3, 2019


John Thomas Gamotis

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Martin Powers

August 5, 2019

Carol and family so sorry for your loss. Your in my prayers. Martin

Griffin Wells

August 1, 2019

John, you were a blessing to know as a brother in law. Your kind spirit and yet loving to have fun with us all, you will be missed. Your high fives were always fun to me as you were in great spirits and it showed that you loved us all. Tell papa hello for me and rest peacefully, you wonderful guy. Love Griff