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Robert L. Gette, 97, Former Westport Resident

TEQUESTA, Fla. - Robert L. Gette of Tequesta, Fla., a former Westport resident, died June 23.  He was 97.

Gette was born in Hasbrouck Heights, N.J., he had been a resident of the area since 1984. While living in Westport, he worked in Manhattan as a headhunter for Haleys & Associates. He was a co-founder of the Westport Little League and enthusiastically coached the team. He was a former member of the Jupiter Hills Country Club and the Tequesta Country Club.

Gette is survived by son, Robert L. Gette, Jr. (Terry), of Salem, N.Y.; and a great-grandson. He was predeceased by his wife, Barbara Smith Gette; son, Carter Smith Gette; and grandson, Robert C. Gette (Jennifer).

At his request, there will be no formal services.

In lieu of planned expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to Hospice of Palm Beach County (Gerstenberg Center), 5300 East Ave., West Palm Beach, FL 33407, in memory of Robert L. Gette.

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