Rosella M. Bates

Rosella M. Bates, 83, of East Providence passed away on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Walter J. and Helen Louise (Scott) Moss. Mrs. Bates was a clerk for General Electric Credit and the B.A. Ballou Company before she retired.  She was a former member of the Cathedral of St. John. She leaves four children, Judith Marie Bates of East Providence, Edric R. Bates, Jr. and his wife Sandra of East Providence, Susan Cowan of Maplewood, New Jersey and Pennie D. Bates of East Providence, four grandchildren, Raymond Lambert, III, Jasmine Renee Stanford, Jacqueline Cowan and Jay Cowan, Jr. and one sister, Virginia Kenner of Philadelphia. She was the sister of the late Stanley Moss, Sr. and Robert Moss, Sr. Calling hours will be held on Friday, April 12, 2019 from 5-8 PM in the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a service to follow at 8:00 PM.