Alan D. Bates o4/28/2019

Posted by on May 2, 2019 in Obituaries | 0 comments

Weymouth-Alan D. Bates of Haverhill, age 63 died on April28 at Hannah Dustin Healthcare after along decline in health.  Alan grew up in Weymouth and has lived there for many years before moving to  Plympton, Bourne and then to  Haverhill 9  years ago.. He graduated from Weymouth South High School where he was a member of the football team, and Bridgewater State College. He was actively involved with the Boy Scouts, attaining the rank of Eagle Scout and continued his involvement with mentoring and leadership of other scouts. Mr. Bates worked for the Weymouth Parks Department  as a lifeguard  and boating instructor.  

Alan later spent many years  In the mental health field throughout the south shore area managing and supervising residential group homes and outreach programs.  Alan later spent many years in the mental health field throughout the south shore area managing and supervising several residential group homes and outreach programs. His favorite things: watching the Patriots, playing poker, and eating chocolate cupcakes. Beloved son of the late Warren and Celia(Curran) Bates.  Beloved brother of William Bates of Haverhill, Carol Bates of Haverhill, and Donna Bates Miller of Alabama.  Devoted uncle of Jonathan Bates of Georgetown and Patrick Miller of Alabama.  Visiting hours at the Clancy-Lucid Funeral Home, 100 Washington St.  (Route53) Weymouth on Sunday May 5 from 4-7 pm followed by a funeral service at 4 pm.. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited.   A private  burial will be on Monday in Village Cemetery, Weymouth.   Anyone who wishes might make a donation in Alan’s name to one of the two Adult Day Programs that he attended after his illness, which brought him much joy to attend.  Sara’s Place Adult Day Health Center,, 180 Water Street, Haverhill, MA 01830 or Castle Hill Adult Day Health Center, 225 Stedman Street, Unit 31, Lowell, MA  01851.   The family wishes to thank each and every manager and staff member at Hannah Dustin Healthcare for the truly loving care he received.  

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