Gordon “Red” Newell Bates

Passed away on September 24, 2015
Gordon “Red” Newell Bates, 83, of Edgartown died Thursday morning, September 24, 2015 at the Royal Nursing Home in Falmouth. He was the husband of Eleanor “Ellie” Bates. A visitation will be held on Sunday, September 27, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm followed by a funeral service at 1:30 pm in the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, Edgartown Road, Oak Bluffs. Donations in Red’s memory may be made to Fidelis Hospice, 25 Railroad Square, Haverhill, MA 01832 or Fleur de Lis Camp, 120 Howeville Road, Fitzwilliam, NH 03447 ( www.fleurdeliscamp.org ) A complete obituary will follow in a later.