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George Gates

January 8, 1961 ~ August 17, 2022 (age 61)


It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of George Gates, at his home on August 17th, 2022.  He is the loving husband of Joyce VanDuzen, dear father of Fred (Rozlynn) Gates, Tim Gates, Mark Gates, Ashley Gates, Jake VanDuzen-Gates (Hailey Reid), Hunter VanDuzen-Gates (Adrien Bourassa), and Will VanDuzen-Gates. Loved grandfather of 5, brother-in-laws Henry VanDuzen and Bill VanDuzen.  He will be missed by many nieces, nephews, and friends.  

George loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing, and camping.  He was a Legion Member and enjoyed the game of darts.

Cremation has taken place.

Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be acknowledged as expressions of sympathy.

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