Deaths Death Notices
BATES, Thomas H. Jr.
BATES - Thomas H. Jr. Age 53, of Akron NY, died September 21, 2015, beloved husband of Sherilyn "Pindy" Snyder; son of the late Thomas H. Bates Sr. and Connie McClelland of Lockport; brother of Kathy (Richard) Hulburd, Alan (Laura) Bates and Terri (Doug) Roberts; uncle of Richie (Lindsay) Hulburd and Brianna (Zak) Rizzo; father of Tabitha Fisher. Following in his father's footsteps, Tom loved his job as a Delivery Driver, first for NEHI after high school, then 20+ years with Certo Bros. He was an avid fisherman and relished his time spent at the family cabin in Point Breeze. He also enjoyed gardening, especially growing roses for his wife. He will be deeply missed by his kids, Princess Kitty, Puppy, Puddy, PJ and Lucy. Tom donated his body to the UB Anatomical Gift Program. A gathering for family and friends to remember Tom will be held at his lifelong residence, 52 East Avenue, Akron, NY, 6-8 PM on September 29, 2015.