Peter G Bates

Died: Fri., Jun. 30, 2017

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SHREWSBURY- Peter G. Bates, 66, of Shrewsbury, passed away on Friday, June 30, 2017 at the Rose Monahan Hospice in Worcester. He was the beloved husband of Leighann Grado.

Born in Providence, RI, he was the son of the late Percy and Evelyn (Fenner) Bates and was raised and educated in Warwick, RI.

During the Vietnam War he served with the United States Marine Corps attaining the rank of Lance Corporal.

Peter worked for many years as a roofer in the construction field and loved his cats.

In addition to his wife he is survived by two sons, Peter Bates, Jr., and his wife, Linnea, of Hudson and Leo Bates and his wife, Missy, of Hudson; one brother, Steven Bates and his wife Nancy, of Hudson; a sister-in-law, Tina Grado and her husband, Aaron Hersey of Sugarbush, VT and four grandchildren, Justin, Brian, Matthew and Justice.
He was the brother of the late Michael Bates.

Services and interment will be private.

Donations in his memory may be made to a Disabled American Veteran’s organization.

Arrangements are under the care of the William R. Short and Son Funeral Home, Marlborough.

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Gail DuPont
   Posted Sun July 09, 2017
Dear Steven, Nancy & Family
So sorry to hear about the loss of your brother Peter. My prayers are with you and your family at this sad time.
Gail (Fyrberg) DuPont

Maryann & Jay Rossley
   Posted Sun July 09, 2017
Dear Steve & Nancy, Jay & I are so sorry for your loss. Know we are thinking of you both. We miss seeing you and are heartbroken to hear this news, All our love to you and your family always,,