Fort Mill – Mrs. Charlotte Criss Bates, 89, passed away Thursday, January 31, 2013, at The Wayne T. Patrick Hospice House, Rock Hill, SC.
A native of Philadelphia, PA, Charlotte was a daughter of late Andrew and Irene Criss. She was the widow of William H. Bates of Philadelphia, PA. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, gardening, swimming, skiing and travel.
Surviving are her two sons, Jeffrey A. Bates, of Fort Mill and William H. Bates II of Philadelphia, PA.
Memorials may be made to Wayne T. Patrick Hospice House, PO Box 993, Rock Hill, SC 29731, (http://www.hospicecommunitycare.org/Contribute_Give-to-Hospice.php) or Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, 322 Eight Ave., 7th fl., New York, NY 10001 (http://www.alzfdn.org/ContributetoAFA/makeadonation.html)
Fort Mill Funeral Home is serving the family.