BATES On 2nd November 2006 peacefully in hospital of Rudheath and formerly of Sandiway Syd Bates aged 76 years the loving husband of Hilda much loved dad of Graham devoted grandad of Emily-Rose Freya Daisy and dear father in law of Jeannette. Funeral service at Shurlach Methodist Church on Thursday 9th November at 10.30 am followed by committal at Altrincham Crematorium. Family flowers only please donations if wished for the British Heart Foundation. Donations and enquiries to George Bell Funeral Service 49 Birches Lane Lostock Green Northwich CW9 7SN. Tel. 01606 42534.