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Robert G. Gates Obituary
Robert G. Gates of Frederick, MD passed away Monday, February 11, 2013, at home surrounded by his family. The family was able to have a private memorial service at home with a member of their clergy shortly after his passing. Mr. Gates donated his body to support scientific research, so there are no further plans for additional services.

Mr. Gates is survived by wife, Garyfalia Gates; daughters, Cynthia Schaefer, Marie Swift, Terry Austin: son in laws, Robert Schaefer and Ralph Swift brothers, Paul and Claude Gates; 10 grandchildren and 12 great grand children also including many other family members. He was preceded in death by his son: Robert G. Gates Jr; and parents Paul and Margaret Gates.

Born in Auburn, New York, served in the Air Force for 13 year, Owner of the Tap Inn Rest located in SE DC. Owned and operated the "Olde Towne Seafood Restaurant" located on Main Street in Annapolis, MD, with his wife and family members for 30 years. In addition to his passion for his family he spent most of his spare time fishing.

In lieu of flowers make donations in the Name of Robert G. Gates to: www.nationalparks.org or www.LLS.org (Md chapter).

Published Online in www.fredericknewspost.com on Feb. 17, 2013
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