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Deacon Clifford W. "Grampy" Bates
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Birth: 1917
Providence County
Rhode Island, USA
Death: Jan. 4, 1989
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Clifford W. Bates, retired owner and operator of a Dorchester service station, died of a heart attack yesterday in Quincy City Hospital. He was 73 and lived in Braintree.

Mr. Bates, known as Grampy, was co-owner and operator of Al & Cliff's Service Station in Dorchester for 32 years before retiring in 1979. He was also a supervisor for Bethlehem Steel in Braintree from 1935 to 1946.

Mr. Bates was a deacon at the First Congregational Church in Braintree since 1973. He was also a longtime member of the Delta Masonic Lodge in Braintree.

A Braintree resident for 48 years, Mr. Bates previously lived in Hyde Park. He was born in Providence.

Mr. Bates leaves two sons, Albert E. and David A. of Braintree; a daughter, Nancy J. Mills; eight grandchildren; and a niece and a nephew.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. tomorrow in the First Congregational Church in Braintree.

Burial will be in Mount Wollaston Cemetery in Quincy.

Taken from Boston Globe 1/5/1989. 
Family links: 
  M. Natalie Cummings Bates (____ - 1968)*
  David Albert Bates (1930 - 1997)*
  Albert Ernest Bates (1936 - 2004)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Wollaston Cemetery
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
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Record added: Jan 17, 2013
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Deacon Clifford W. Grampy Bates
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