Barbara Bates

Obituary of Barbara Ann Bates

Barbara Ann Bate, 64, Robinson passed away January 6, 2023, at Excela Health Latrobe Hospital.  Born December 27, 1958, in Niagara Falls, NY the daughter of late Theodore Cook, Sr. and Patricia Cook.


Barbara Ann loved her nursing career.  She was very proud of her Person Care Home, Bates Garden Estates.  She loved fishing, bowling, and spending time with her family and grandchildren.


She is survived by sons, Aaron (Lorelle) Hansen, Seward; Brian (Meagan) Hanson, Hoover, AL; and Christopher Bates, Heshbon, daughter Kristina (Joe) Keener, Robinson.  Grandchildren Caleb (Jill) and Joslyn Hansen, Marissa, Makayla and Cayden Hansen, and Integra Keener.  Brothers Duane (Jennifer) Cook, Kenneth Cook, and Bob Cook, all of Niagara Falls, NY.  Sisters Janet (Jack) Forget, Niagara Falls, Ont., Canada, and Connie (Curtis Payne) Cook, Cincinnatus, NY. Sister-in-law Candy Bates, brother-in-law Leo Bates, and sister-in-law Brenda Norman.  Also, numerous nieces and nephews.


In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by husband Curtis Bates, infant son Keith Hansen, granddaughter Maddison Hansen, brothers Theodore Cook, Jr., and Guy Cook, Mother-in-law Sue Harris, Father-in-law Jerry Harris, Sr., and brother-in-law Jerry Harris, Jr.


There will be no public visitation.  She will be laid to rest in Niagara Falls, NY with her family.  Arrangements in care of Richard C. Stuart Funeral Home, Armagh.