Jeanette H. Bates, beloved wife of the late Roland H. Bates, mother of Lizanne Bates Lehman, Robert Bates and Jeffrey Bates and grandmother of Blair Lehman, Kelsey Bates, Tim Bates, Melanie Bates, Liana Bates and Kellen Bates passed away on October 28, 2019 after a valiant battle with cancer. Jeanette was a dedicated, much loved educator for over 40 years and continued her own education by taking college courses until shortly before her death. Jeanette was a long time, active member of Neshaminy Warwick Presbyterian Church where she served as a deacon and donated her time to those in need. Her interests were varied, including hiking, gardening, painting, traveling and Geneology. Most of all she loved her family, friends and dogs and maintained friendships for over six decades.
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She will be greatly missed by all who knew her for her boundless energy, smiles and caring. Hers was , without question a life well lived.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Neshaminy Warwick Church or to the National Park Service.