Celia Frances Bates, 73, of Old Orchard Beach, passed away on Saturday, October 3rd at her home. She was born in Biddeford on December 4, 1946, daughter of the late Clyde and Irene (Lazzaro) Eastman. She was educated locally, attending Biddeford Public Schools.
Ms. Bates worked for several years as a waitress at The Village Café in Portland. After that, she spent the majority of her time as a homemaker, taking care of the home and being a mother to her two boys. She especially loved spending time with her family, always keeping in touch with her relatives.
She is survived by her two sons, James and Eric Lynes, as well as three sisters, and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A funeral service will be held on October 17, 2020 at 11:00 am at Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm St., Biddeford, ME 04005, with burial to follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Biddeford.
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