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Mabel M. Bates, 101, of Kennedy Township, formerly of Sheraden, died Sunday, May 25, 2014 surrounded by family.
She was born Sept. 12, 1912 in Ridgway, daughter of the late Joseph and Sadie Steis; beloved wife of the late Thomas L.; loving mother of Tom, Vicki Bates, and the late Bonnie Robinson; survived by a sister, Josephine Fasenmyer; cherished grandmother of Christian Bates, Jody and Julie Robinson, and Ryan Severin; close friend of Richard Foster; and mother-in-law of Patrick Robinson and Susan Atallah. Mabel is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her brothers, Howard, Clifford, and Glenn Steis; and sisters Grace Patterson, Pearl Patterson, and Geraldine Raubenstrauch.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Mabel M. Bates will be held Friday, May 30 in Holy Innocents Church, Sheraden, at 10 a.m. Friends will be received at McDermott Funeral Home, Inc. 334 Forest Grove Rd., Kennedy Twp. on Thursday, May 29 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Prayers will be offered at the funeral home Friday at 9:30 a.m. prior to the Mass at 10 a.m. at the church.