Albert Yates

Born: Wed., Feb. 24, 1943
Died: Fri., Jan. 3, 2020

Memorial Service

11:00 AM Tue., Jan. 07, 2020
Location: J. M. Jobes Funeral Home

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Albert Scott Yates
Sydney Mines

We regret to announce the passing of Albert Yates, age 76, on Friday, January 3, 2020 at the Northside General Hospital.
Born in Howley, Newfoundland on February 24, 1943, he was the son of the late Scott & Myrtle Yates (nee Woolridge). He was a member of St. Matthew Wesley United Church, and worked as an engineer for Marine Atlantic for 36 years.
He is survived by his partner Mary Andrea, his children Kerry (Laurie), Nicki (Phil Adam), Sheri (Mark Aikens), Shelly (Geoff Ashford), AJ (Amanda) and their mother, Caryl, his two sisters Phyllis Stratton & Kitty (Edgar Stratton) and his grandchildren Kieran, Abbey, Josh, Cole, Sydney, Evie, Jeremy & Elliott. He is fondly remembered by Mary’s children, Eddie, Debbie, Tricia & Darlene.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his infant brother, Kerry.
A memorial service will be held at Jobes Funeral Home, 635 Main St Sydney Mines on Tuesday,  January 7, 2020, at 11 am with Rev. Stephen Mills officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia.
Special thanks to Dr. Alex Wawer and the 5th floor nursing staff at the Northside General Hospital. Words of comfort may be forwarded to his family at

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