On Sunday, November \n1, 2020 on All Saints Day, Dr. Eugene B. Gatty sits at the \nright hand of God, after passing peacefully surrounded by \nhis family. Although he will be forever missed by his wife, \nAnn Gatty, of 21 years; daughter, Cyndi Gibson and husband \nTodd; daughter Kim Altmire and husband David; son, Adam \nKowalski and wife Jessica; son Evan Kowalski and wife Emily; \ngrandchildren, Tyler and Alex Altmire, Liam Kowalski, Henry \nand Will Kowalski.\n\nDr. Gatty touched everyone he met in one way or another. \nThose who knew him best knew of his love for his Bible \nteaching, organ and piano playing and his leadership \neducation and mentoring. His family will especially miss him \nfor his unconditional love, optimism, sense of humor and \ngentle guidance.\n\nAlthough a true renaissance man, Gene loved, more than \nanything, 1) God, the Church and his Bible; 2) his family; \n3) education and continuous learning; 4) his music and 5) \nhis dogs Bella, Beretta and Blondie.\n\nHis accomplishments were endless including his time in \nacademia as an English teacher and superintendent of \nMoniteau School District and Hazelton School District where \nhe was named Superintendent of the Year in 1992. He earned \nhis Ph.D. in educational administration from the University \nof Pittsburgh. He and his wife, Ann, own and serve as \nPartners in their business development consulting firm, \nStrategic People Solutions.\n\nDr. Gatty was preceded in death by Shirley Gatty, wife, \ndeceased; Eva, Charles, and Eileen, siblings; \nhis mother Gladys Viola Gatty and father, Louis Joseph Gatty. \nThe family will hold a private service before burial. At a \nfuture date to be announced, the family will hold a \ncelebration of life open to those who knew and loved him.\n\nIn lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the First \nChurch Butler, 200 E. North St., Butler., PA 16001, where he \nserved as co-Executive Director alongside his wife, Ann \nGatty.\n\nArrangements have been entrusted to the Thompson-Miller \nFuneral Home, 124 E. North St., Butler, PA 16001.