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16 Pleasant Street
Augusta, ME 04330
Phone: 207-622-9311
Fax: 207-622-9313
Ernest Gates

Ernest H. Gates

Sunday, May 1st, 1927 - Saturday, May 18th, 2019
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Obituary

READFIELD, MAINE
Ernest H. Gates, age 92, died Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough following a long illness. He was born in Augusta, ME on May 1, 1927 a son of the late Ernest and Dorothy (Regan) Gates.
Following his high school graduation, Ernest Joined the US Army.
Mr. Gates then entered the Merchant Marines and later worked for the State of Maine.
He was pre-deceased by a son, Stephen Gates; a brother, David Gates and four sisters: Jacqueline Reichert, Kay Coleman, Norma Arbour and Barbara Lombardo.
Mr. Gates is survived by a son, Glenn Gates of Parker, CO; a daughter, Melodee Sidebottom of Parker, CO; a brother, Larry Gates of Athens, TX; a sister, Gloria Gates of Augusta; three grandchildren: Crystal and Amber Gates and Kelsee Sidebottom as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.
At his request, there will be no public visiting hours. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, May 22nd at 2 PM at the East Readfield Cemetery, Plains Rd., Readfield.
Those who desire may make donations in Ernest’s memory to: Hospice of Southern Maine, 180 US Route One, Scarborough, ME, 04074.
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  • Service

    Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 | 2:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 2:00pm
    Location
    East Readfield Cemetery
    Address
    Plains Road
    Readfield, ME 04355
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  • Interment

    Location
    East Readfield Cemetery
    Address
    Plains Road
    Readfield, ME 04355
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Greg

Posted at 10:49am
Lots of memories of Uncle Bud up in Maine as well as him stopping by Framingham during his trips between Maine and Denver.
C

Cinnamon

Posted at 12:53pm
Uncle Buddy was truly one of kind and much loved! He will be missed by all who knew him. He is now at peace with his beautiful family members who passed before him.
My sincerest sympathies to cousins, Glenn and Melodee.
Love,
Cinnamon
J

JD

Posted at 02:00pm
May the family of Ernest Hubert Gates please accept my sincere condolences hoping you find comfort in God's words at Acts 24 : 15 and Psalm 37 : 29.
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