August 27, 1926 – St. Helen’s, England
August 19, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta
Catherine Yates of Calgary, Alberta passed away on Monday, August 19, 2019 at the age of 92 years.
Catherine was born and raised in St. Helens, England, married her husband Augustine Yates there and moved to Calgary in 1952. She worked as a grade one school teacher for the public school system until her retirement in 1987.
Catherine is survived by her three sons, Greg (Connie), Bill (Judy), and Michael; grandchild Augustine; step grandchildren, Crystal, Bobbie and Cassie; step great-grandchildren, Dasan, Danisha, Emma and Jewels; and step great-great-grandchild D.J. She is also survived by her niece Pat (John) Mather and her nephew Edmund (Jill) Gaskell, as well as numerous cousins in England. Catherine was predeceased by her brother William Gaskell, her parents Thomas and Mary Gaskell, son Austin Yates in 1978, and her husband Augustine Yates in 1984.
Their will be an open casket held at St. Joseph Catholic Church (640 – 19th Avenue NW, Calgary, AB) on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. with a prayer service to follow at 7:00 p.m.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Joseph Catholic Church (640 – 19th Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB) on Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. Reception to follow at St. Joseph Catholic Church Graveside Service to follow the reception at Rocky View Garden of Peace. Condolences may be forwarded through www.McInnisandHolloway.com.
In living memory of Catherine Yates, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, CALGARY, AB, T2E 2V6, Telephone: 403-243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences