Blossom Maud Gates – 95, of Kentville, “Auntie Bob”, the last surviving member of her immediate family, left this world on Monday, June 4, 2018 in the Evergreen Home for Special Care, Kentville. Born on August 27, 1922 in Berwick, she was a daughter of the late Carl and Ethel (Peverill) Matthews. Blossom had wonderful memories of growing up in Berwick and spending summers at the family cottage at Lake George. She was a loved member of her family and will be dearly missed. She is survived by several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Blossom was predeceased by her husband, Guilford “Gil” Gates and sister, Marguerite “Peggy” Boates. Cremation has taken place and there was no visitation by request. A gathering of family and friends honouring Blossom took place between 1:30 and 3:00 p.m. on Monday, June 11, 2018 in the White Family Funeral Home, Kentville. Blossom’s remains will be laid to rest with her husband and parents in the Berwick Cemetery, Kings County. Family flowers only by request. Donations in memory may be made to a charity of your choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville. On-line inquiries and condolences may be directed to www.whitefamilyfuneralhome.com.