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Mary B. Gates

Obituary for Mary B. Gates

October 27, 1927 - July 15, 2018
Manchester, New Hampshire | Age 90


Mary B. Gates, 90, of Manchester died July 15, 2018 at Birch Hill Terrace with family members by her side.

Born in Lock Haven, PA, on October 27, 1927, she was the daughter of Dr. Clair and Mary Bauman and grew up in Waterville, ME. She attended Northfield School for Girls in Mount Herman, MA and received a bachelor's degree from Colby College.

After raising her family in White Plains, NY, she was the well-known business owner of "Mary of Westchester", specializing in estate sales.
Mary enjoyed skiing at Sugarloaf in Maine, spending her summers at the family camp at Lake Winnipesaukee, and wintering in Longboat Key, FL.

Family members include her husband of 70 years, Alfred Gates; her children, Linda Bates of Wilmette, IL, Jerome Gates and wife Lorraine of Moultonborough, NH, Brenda Gallagher and husband Dr. John of Lyme, NH, Leslie Gates of Danbury, CT, Roy Gates and wife Ale of Mesa, AZ, Dr. Alfred Gates and wife Kathy of Moodus, CT, Mary Szyman and husband Robert of St. Charles, IL; as well as 13 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren.

SERVICES: Services will be held privately at the convenience of the family.

Donations may be made in her memory to the Birch Hill Terrace Benevolent Fund, 200 Alliance Way Manchester, NH 03104.

Services will be private and at the convenience of the family

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Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Birch Hill Terrace Benevolent Fund
    200 Alliance Way
    Manchester, NH 03102

Arrangements By

Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory

1799 Elm St
Manchester, NH 03104
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