J. Ray Bates, Ph.D

Name of Person: J. Ray Bates, Ph.D
Date of death: Saturday 6th January 2024
Area: Sandymount, Dublin / Kilmore Quay, Wexford
Notice: A former deputy-director of Met Éireann, branch head at NASA’s Goddard Laboratory for Atmospheres, and professor of meteorology at the University of Copenhagen and UCD, passed away peacefully at Blackrock Hospice. He is survived by his beloved wife Natasha, stepson Alex, and siblings Trish, Eugene, Billy, Declan, Kathleen, Dick, and Margaret. Preceded in death by his late wife Ziara. Reposing at Red Gables, Kilmore Quay, County Wexford, funeral mass and burial to follow at St. Peter’s Church and Kilmore Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations to Our Lady’s Hospice and Care Service. Messages of condolence can be left by clicking the “condolences” section below. Rest in peace.