Aubie, Robert Harold (Bob) February 11th 1941 - September 17th 2020 - Dearly beloved husband and best friend of Nicole (née Vaillancourt). Cherished father of Lauralea (Jason Eldridge), and Melanie (Andrew Starcevic) and loving step-father to Stéphanie Dégagné (Kristopher McKinnon) and Alexandre Dégagné (Lily Salehi). Grandfather to Madisynne Rivet (Sam Murphy), Noah and Emma Starcevic and step-grandchildren Kaleb and Émilie McKinnon.
He was predeceased by his parents Thomas Martin and Laura Jenetta (Anningson) and brother Jack and sister Betty (Archie Secord).
Bob always cherished his time spent with both family and friends. Robert was a devoted school principal for more than 30 years with the Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board. In 1984, Bob was awarded with the Marshall McLuhan Award for Distinguished Teacher. Later in life he enjoyed genealogy and woodworking.
The family will receive friends and family at Hillside Funeral Services on Monday September 21st from 2 until 4 and 6 until 8 pm. A funeral mass will be held on Tuesday September 22nd at St. Peter the Apostle church at 10:30 am.
The family wishes to express a special thank you to all their friends for their love and support during this difficult time. Many thanks to Dr. Cathers, Dr. Gong and Dr. Bowker and the Para Med nurses (Chelsea Chadbourne and Braden Duplessis) and to the PSW’s for their compassion and excellent care. Special thanks to the staff of the North Bay Regional Health Centre, to the caring nurses on D3 and to the hospice workers at the Nipissing Serenity Hospice for their exceptional care given to Bob.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Nipissing Serenity Hospice and the Covenant House would be gratefully appreciated.
In accordance with current directives from the Bereavement Authority of Ontario in regard to COVID 19 the total number of attendees is limited and additional precautions are in place. Face masks are mandatory at the funeral home and at the church. For more information please contact the funeral home.
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