Mr. Charles Bates, 76, of Montclair, died on March 12, 2018.

Visitation will be Friday, March 16 from 3 to 7 p.m. at Caggiano Memorial, 62 Grove St., Montclair, with a funeral service to begin at 6:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Cremation will be private.

Mr. Bates was a biomedical engineer at Electro-Catheter Corp in Rahway before retiring.

He is survived by his children, Joseph Bates and his wife Barbara, Edward Bates, Kevin Bates and his wife Nicole, and by his grandchildren, Marion and Annie.  He was predeceased by his wife Josefina in 1985.