Carolyn N. (King) Kates

October 6, 1926 ~ September 6, 2023 (age 96) 96 Years Old


Caroline (Carolyn) Naomi Kates passed away on Sept. 6, 2023. She was born in Phila., Pa on Oct. 6, 1926 and raised in Runnemede, N.J., graduating from Audubon H.S. in 1944.  She led a life based on the foundation of faith, family, friends and fun.  She is survived by her son H.  Booth Kates III (Susie), daughter Marilyn J. Kates (Laura), four grandchildren, Gretchen Morning (John), Meghan Whitney (James), Ryan Booth Kates (Ashley), and Amanda Parker (Jeff), nine great grandchildren, a niece and nephew, and five great nieces and nephews.  She was pre-deceased by her husband of 68 years, Harry B. Kates, Jr., granddaughter Heidi, and great grandson Kaden.  A memorial service will be held at Trinity Episcopal Church on Monday, Sept. 11, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. in Vero Beach, Fl.  Interment will be held in Lakeview Memorial Park, Cinnaminson, N.J. on Monday, September 18, 2023 at 11AM. 

Funeral arrangements by the Bradley & Stow in Medford, NJ.  Memorial contributions may be made to St Jude’s Children’s Hospital in Memphis, TN or Shriners Children’s Hospital in Phila, Pa.   


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Memorial Service
September 11, 2023

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church
2365 Pine Avenue
Vero Beach, FL 32960

Private Interment

Lakeview Memorial Park
Rt. 130
Cinnaminson, NJ 08077


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude's Place, Memphis TN 38105

Shriner's Hospital for Children PA
3551 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia PA 19140
Tel: 1-215-430-4000


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