John W. Bates

Obituary Condolences

JOHN BATES John W. Bates, 86, of Bradenton, FL, died February 6, 2012. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Mae Bates, in 2004. Born in Lansdale, he moved to Bradenton in 1989. A Veteran of the U.S. Navy serving in Italy during World War II, he was a Catholic, a member and Past President of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Moose Lodge, and the V.F.W. Survived by sons, John L. of Lansdale, Garry H. of N. Wales, Barry W. of Royersford, David W. of Quakertown; daughter, Bonnie L. Kischer of Wheaton, IL; eleven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. There will be no Services. Online condolences may be made to www.brownandsonsfuneral.com.

Published in The Reporter on Feb. 20, 2012
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