The death occurred on Friday, July 31, of Michael Bates, Tullabards, Bridgetown.
He was the beloved husband of Frances and loving father of Micheál, Thomas, Alisha, Declan and Alison.
He will be sadly missed by his family, brothers Pat, Peader, Tony, Raymond, Wally and Joe, sisters Bernadette and Mary, mother-in-law Monica, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
His remains will be reposing at his residence on Monday from 2o’c, until 8o’c,. Funeral will arrive to St. Mary’s Church Kilmore on Tuesday for funeral Mass at 12noon, burial afterwards in The New Cemetery Kilmore. House private on Tuesday morning please.