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Alice E. Gates

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Alice E. Gates

HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. -- Alice Elizabeth Grogan Gates, 97, formerly of Wood Park Lane, died on Thursday, June 9, 2005, at Bennington Health and Rehabilitation in Bennington, Vt.

Born in North Petersburgh on Aug. 12, 1907, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Nina Grogan. She was the wife of the late Walter Gates who died on Oct. 17, 1971. They were married on May 26, 1934 in Hoosick Falls

She was educated in a one-room schoolhouse in North Petersburgh. She worked at the Undergarment Co. until starting her family. After raising her family, she worked at the Hoosick Falls Health Center until her late husband’s illness. Her family was her life. She loved to sew and bake. She was a Jehovah’s Witness and a member of the Cambridge Kingdom Hall.

Survivors include one son, Walter L. Gates and his wife Beverly of Hoosick Falls, seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a daughter, Joan Marie Kozlovskis; and three sisters, Edna Mae Parker, Louise Frances Gates and Myrtle Estella Pugliese.

Services will be on Monday at noon in the Robson-Reinfurt Funeral Home, 72 Main St., Hoosick Falls with burial to follow in the Maple Grove Cemetery. Visiting will start at 11 a.m. in the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Kingdom Hall of the Jehovah’s Witness, Cambridge. To express condolences or find directions, visit:www.robson-reinfurt.com



Published in Bennington Banner on June 11, 2005
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