George Arthur Yates


GEORGE ARTHUR YATES passed away peacefully in Vernon, B.C. on June 23, 2005 at the age of 95 years. He was predeceased by his wife Janet in 2000. Art is survived by his loving family; daughter Irene (Richard) Payne of Vernon, B.C. son Hank (Judy) Yates of Black Diamond, AB, 4 grandchildren; Tamara (Will) Sengotta, Cara Payne, Cameron Payne and Michele Yates, 3 great grandchildren; Mackenzie, Wyatt and Marcus Sengotta, nieces, nephews, and extended family. Art was a veteran of WWII, serving as a Sergeant in the Canadian Armed Forces. He was a Shriner and a member of the Masonic Order and many of it’s concordant bodies. Private cremation service by request. Donations in memory of Art gratefully accepted to Shriners Hospital for Children (Canadian Unit), c/o Gizeb Shriners of BC and Yukon, 3550 Wayburne Drive, Burnaby, BC V5G 3K9. Arrangements entrusted to VERNON FUNERAL HOME 250-542-0155 or email condolences to

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