Melvin Kates, February 25, 2022; of Voorhees NJ; formerly of Pennsylvania; beloved husband of the late Carole E. Kates (nee Krow); loving father of Ellen Cohen (Peter) and the late Brett Kates (Shawna); cherished grandfather of Andrew Cohen, Sheri Zabolotsky (Andrew), Emily Steiner (Martin), Dara Kates Segal (Ivan), Cameron Kates (Gabrielle); great-grandfather of Nate, Jack, Dylan, Bryce, and Layla. Relatives and friends are invited to graveside services, Tuesday, March 1, 2022, 12:00 PM at Haym Salomon Memorial Park, Frazer, PA. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Melvin's memory may be made to Lions Gates CCRC (lionsgateccrc.org/donate). Arrangements by Joseph Levine & Sons. (www.levinefuneral.com).