Robert J. Yates
Yates, Robert J., 64, of Warwick, passed away Monday October 5, 2015 at the Scallop Shell Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Lt. Col. William and Anna (Sullivan) Yates. He was a lifelong resident of Warwick. Mr. Yates attended Warwick schools and worked at the Trudeau Center for many years. He is survived by his siblings Margaret (John) Waddington of Warwick, and Thomas Yates of Warwick his primary caregiver with whom he resided. He was also the brother of the late William Yates of Albuquerque, NM who passed away on May 7, 2015. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at 10:00am in St. Paul Church 1780 Broad Street Cranston. Visitation will be held prior to the Funeral Mass beginning at 8:30am in The Butterfield Chapel 500 Pontiac Avenue Cranston. In lieu of flowers contributions made in his memory to Scallop Shell Nursing and Rehabilitation 55 Scallop Shell Way Peacedale, RI 02879-3042 would be greatly appreciated.
**The family would like to give special thanks to the staff and residents of Scallop Shell for the care and love they afforded "Robbie" while he was a resident.
Jim and Mary Ann Hatzberger - 10/29/2015
Margaret, John, and Thomas: Please accept our sincere condolences on Robbie's passing, as well as William's passing.