Stanetsky Memorial Chapels

475 Washington Street, Canton, MA


Brenda Lee Kates

January 12, 1942January 21, 2020

Brenda (Richstein) Kates of Easton, MA, passed away on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at the age of 78.

Brenda was born in Boston, MA, the dear daughter of the late Max and Matilda (Smith) Richstein.

Beloved wife of Alan Kates for 57 years. Cherished mother of the late Elysa. Devoted mother of Michael Kates and his wife Lisa.

Brenda was a dedicated nurse for 30 years, offering compassionate care to her patients.

Funeral services will be held at Stanetsky Memorial Chapel, 475 Washington Street, Canton, MA on Thursday, January 23rd at 1:00 PM, followed by burial at Sharon Memorial Park.

Memorial observance will be at the home of Michael and Lisa Kates on Thursday following burial until 9 PM, and will continue on Friday from 12 PM to 4 PM.


  • Funeral Service Thursday, January 23, 2020
  • Burial Thursday, January 23, 2020

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