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Lionel Lee Coates
August 25, 1944 - March 26, 2017
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<div itemprop="description">Lee passed peacefully surrounded by family, at the Queensway Carleton Hospital, after a lengthy battle with asbestosis of the lungs, on March 26, 2017, at the age of 72. <br> <br>Loving and adoring husband of Frances for 46 years. <br> <br>Devoted and beloved father of Daniel K Coates (Emily Roberts Coates), and Tracy L Coates (Ian Stakenvicius). <br> <br>Cherished grandfather of four beautiful and adoring grandsons Maddox, Hunter, and Lucas Coates, and Jaeden Stakenvicius and ‘adopted’ granddaughter Rowan Henderson. <br> <br>Beloved brother of Verne Coates. <br> <br>Loving Uncle to Aurele, Tina, and Michael, and Dad to ‘adopted’ daughter Tara Henderson. <br> <br>Lee will be deeply missed by his wife, children, nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends. <br> <br>The family would like to thank longtime ‘adopted’ daughter and palliative care nurse Michelle De Grandmont and the staff at the Queensway Carleton Hospital for their support during his final days. <br> <br>In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate memorial donations to Ducks Unlimited or The Ottawa Mission. <br> <br>Please feel free to leave messages, stories, and photos on this memorial website. <br> <br>We also ask for a scent-free environment (no perfumes, hairspray, etc) out of respect for the severe allergies of family members. Thank you.</div>