Lynda Bates

Lynda Bates

unknown - January 1, 2013

Lynda Longway Bates, 68, formerly of Skaneateles, died Tuesday Jan. 1, 2013. Born in Syracuse, she was self employed and formerly worked for Bates Cleaners and Welch-Allyn in Skaneateles. She and her husband, Ron, who died in 2005, were officers in the Skaneateles Snowmobile Club.
Surviving are three daughters Sherry (Tom) Gangloff of Buffalo; Tammy (David) Manny of Winston, GA; and Cindy Bates of Skaneateles, two brothers Bob (Louanne) Longway of Skaneateles and Jim (Kume) Longway of Texas, three grandsons, Mitchell, Matthew and Justin and nieces and nephews.
Services were held Saturday Jan. 5 at the Robert D. Gray Funeral Home, 49 Jordan St. Skaneateles. Burial was in Lake View Cemetery, Skaneateles. Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation or the SPCA in Auburn. To send condolences visit: robertdgrayfuneralhome.com.


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