Obit: GATES, Henry

Henry Gates 1940-2011
Henry Gates, age 71, of River Hebert, passed away peacefully with family
by his side, on Saturday, September 17, 2011, at the Cumberland Regional
Health Care Center. Born in River Hebert, he was a son of the Late John
and Cora (Miller) Gates. Henry was a resident of Gables Lodge for the
last 5 years. He was a member of St. Albans Anglican Church, River
Hebert. He worked as a sanitary engineer with the Municipality of
Cumberland County and PBS, with 28 years of service. Henry was a loyal
Elvis fan and enjoyed country music, as well as playing his guitar and
singing. He also enjoyed movies, ball games, and taking time to
socialize with people in the community. Henry will be sadly missed by
his sisters, Vera Mills and Cora Hoeg, both of Joggins, Doreen Hurley of
Maccan, and Margie (Perry) White of Amherst; brothers, Harold (Emma) of
River Hebert, and James of Kamloops, BC; as well as many nieces and
nephews. He was predeceased by a brother Arthur, and a sister Annie
Dauphinee. Cremation has taken place under the care and supervision of
Furlong - Jones Funeral Home, 70 Church St, Amherst (667-8777), from
where visitation will take place on Thursday, September 22, 2011 from
noon until 2 pm. A memorial service will be held immediately following
visitation at 2 pm from the funeral home. Burial will take place in the
River Hebert Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of
Henry may do so to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, The Canadian Cancer
Society or a charity of your choice.
[Sunday, 18-September-2011 Furlong~Jones Funeral Home, River Hebert, NS]
[collected by EMKeys 2011-09-18]

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