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Harold "Huck" Gates

Harold "Huck"  Gates

Harold "Huck" Gates
Harold "Huck" Gates, 69 years of age, of Amherst, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre on Saturday, October 21, 2017.
Born in River Hebert, he was a son of the late John & Cora (Miller) Gates.
Huck was a Boilermaker by trade in Springhill for 40 plus years. He enjoyed the outdoors, either puttering around the yard or out hunting in the woods. He played darts at the Joggins Legion. After marrying Emma, he took his step-children as his own.
He will be dearly missed by his wife Emma, Amherst; step-children, Travis (Averil) Foster, Moncton, Michelle (Billy) Renton, Moncton and Tammy (Sandy) Dwyer, Maccan, NS; 4 grandchildren, Brandon Dwyer, Brianna Dwyer, Delia Renton and Brynn Renton; siblings Doreen Hurley, Maccan, Vera Mills, Joggins, Cora "Mamie" Hoeg, Joggins, James "Jim" Gates, Kamloops BC, Margaret (Perry) White, Amherst, NS, many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his sister Annie Dauphinee and brothers, Arthur, Henry, nephews Perry Hoeg , Bernie Mills, niece, Carol Dauphinee.
Arrangements are under the care and guidance of Furlong-Jones Funeral Home, 70 Church St., Amherst, NS, (902-667-8777) from where visiting will be held on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 from 1-3 pm; funeral service will follow immediately at 3 pm. Burial to follow in the River Hebert Cemetery.
Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.
Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting Huck's online memorial at www.furlongjones.ca or the Furlong-Jones Funeral Home Facebook Page.

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