Bates EuniceBATES, Eunice (nee MacRae) - It is with profound sadness we announce the peaceful passing of our Mother. Eunice Bates (nee MacRae), February 12, 1920 - March 9, 2018.

Daughter of Windsor and Lily Mae. Predeceased by husbands, Russell Ward (d.1944), Alexander Burton Bates (d.2003).

Loving kind and supportive Mom to Sylvia Keays (d.2005); Barton Ward (Claire) Niagara Falls; Lilly Mae Bates Ottawa; Libby Montgomery (Dave) Flinton; Joanne Crocker (Hilburn d.2006) Niagara Falls; Kevin (Karen) Harrington, PQ; Shawn (Dale) Niagara Falls; Alexander (Cathy) Whitby; and Grandmother (Nan) to 26, GG to 41, and Great GG to 18.

Proud lifetime member of St. Andrews United Church, RCL Branch 479, and Eastern Star.

In passing, as in life, surrounded by her loving children Mom will always be in our hearts. 

Family will receive friends on Tuesday 2 – 4 & 7 – 9 at Hetherington & Deans Funeral Chapel, 5176 Victoria Ave., Niagara Falls. Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday, March 14th at 11 a.m. at St. Andrew’s United Church, Morrison St.

Interment will take place in Quebec on Friday.

In lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of your choice.