Obituaries: Maureen Ann (Good) Yates

Maureen Ann (Good) Yates, 81, widow of David G. Yates, passed away at The Pines of Bristol on Monday, January 11, 2016. Maureen was born on April 27, 1934, in Torrington to the late Raymond and Nora (Shanahan) Good. A graduate of Bryant College, Maureen began her career in the medical field, transcribing documents and assisting physicians at multiple hospitals. After taking time to raise her family, she continued in the medical field and also worked in the office of St. Paul High School. Maureen is survived by her children and their spouses: Pamela and Lora Yates, Lake Forest, IL; Kenneth Yates, West Newbury, MA; Gregory and Kris Yates, Bristol; Gerald and Colleen Yates, Simsbury; Rose Yates, West Newbury, MA; two brothers: Robert Good and Raymond Good; and eight grandchildren: Kelly, Michael, Cassidy, Megan, Christopher, Sarah, Max, and Ella. In addition to her husband and parents, Maureen was pre-deceased by her brother, Donald Good. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 10:30 AM at St. Gregory Church, 235 Maltby St., Bristol.  Burial will follow in West Cemetery, Bristol.  Relatives and friends may call at Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Ave., Bristol, that morning between 9:00 and 10:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, a donation to JDRF, Alzheimer’s Assoc. or American Cancer Society would be appreciated. Please visit Maureen’s memorial website at Yates, Maureen Cropped