BATES On Sunday 22nd January 2006 suddenly but peacefully in hospital and of Castle, Norman Bates aged 73 years, the dearly loved husband of Eileen, also the much loved uncle of Mary & Philip and sadly missed brother in law of Alan & Sharon. Funeral service at Holy Trinity Church, Castle on Tuesday 31st January at 1.30 pm followed by committal at Walton Lea Crematorium. Family flowers only please, donations if wished for The Stroke Association. Donations and enquiries to George Bell Funeral Service, 49 Birches Lane, Lostock Green, Northwich, CW9 7SN. Tel. 01606 42534.