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BATES, Gladys Louise (nee Pocock)

December 20, 1917 – October 18, 2011

Gladys Bates of Calgary passed away on Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at the age of 93 years.

Gladys was born in Calgary on December 20, 1917 to Winnifred and Sidney Pocock. She was a member of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church.

Gladys is survived by her son, Geoffrey Bates of Calgary; sister-in-law, Phyllis Pocock of Sudbury, ON; two nephews, David (Carol Ann) Pocock, Stuart (Karen) Pocock both of Calgary; a niece, Linda (Al) Walker of Sault Ste. Marie, ON as well as Doug’s children, Dee, Mark, Arlene and Judy and close family friend Ron (Alison) Horwood. She was predeceased by her husband, James Bates on June 17, 1979; two brothers, Douglas Pocock of Vancouver in 1992 and Ernest Pocock of Sudbury in 1988.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Monday, October 24, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. Graveside Services to follow at Burnsland Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded through

In living memory of Gladys Bates, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403)243-8200

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  1. Anne-Marie and David Kemp :

    Dear Geoff, Please accept our deepest sympathy on the passing of your beloved Mother and friend. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your cousins, Dave and Stuart and their families.
    Anne-Marie and David Kemp
    Karoline Kemp, Indonesia
    Elizabeth, Garry and Isabel Kane, Scotland

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