bates0002Suddenly on Sunday July 29, 2013 at the General & Marine Hospital, Collingwood in his 49th year.  Paul of Collingwood, loving son of Bill and Myrtle Bates. Dear brother of Lyn and her husband John Melenhorst. Dear uncle of Greg and Steven.  Paul will be missed by his aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.  Friends will be received at the Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home – Stayner Chapel, 7313 Highway 26, Stayner on Wednesday July 31, 2013 from 7 to 9 p.m.  A Private Family Service will be held with interment at Stayner Union Cemetery.  If desired, remembrances to the Collingwood General & Marine Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by Paul’s family. For further information and to sign the Book of Memories, log on to

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