Doreen May Bates

Doreen May Bates

BATES, Doreen May of Summerland, BC passed away with her family by her side on October 16, 2015 at the age of 86 years. Remembered and sadly missed by her loving children: Robert W. Bates (Judy) of South Surrey, BC and Leanna M. MacDonald (Bev) of Summerland, BC, 3 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews, brother-in-law Gerald Bates (Jewel) of Prince George, BC, sister-in-law Roberta Bodger of Smithers, BC.

Sadly predeceased by husband Robert F. Bates, siblings Earnie, Dawn and Helen.

Special thanks to all the staff of the Summerland Seniors Village Care Home for their loving, excellent care and support.

For complete obituary, please go to

Celebration of Doreen’s life will be held Monday, October 26, 2015

at 10:00 AM at Summerland United Church, 13204 Henry Ave.

with Rev. Armand Houle officiating.

Interment will take place in Telkwa, BC in May of 2016.

Memorial tributes may be made to the Alzheimer Society of BC,

300-828 West 8th Ave Vancouver, BCV5Z 1E2

Condolences may be sent to the family through

Your condolences will be approved within one business day. You will need a valid Facebook account. Please email us if you have any questions.