Lefave, Robert  C.

Lefave, Robert C. "Bob"

May 10th, 2017

Surrounded by the love of his family and dearest friends, Bob was welcomed into heaven by his son George at 2:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 in his 83rd year. Dearest husband and best friend to Loretta (née VanderZanden) for 58 years. Most caring and loving Dad to the late George (Marianne), Patti Landry (Doug), Linda Schmalz (Wayne) and Mike (Laurie). The best Papa ever to Michael, Chelsea, Brianna, Robert, Ryan and Michelle. Grandpa Shemp to Shayna and Trev Landry. Loving brother to Gerry (Joan) and brother-in-law to Ron Jackson (Lorette), George VanderZanden (Ivy), Mary Nappa, Diane MacIsaac (Gus), Liz Sokolik (Jerry), and Linda Holgate (Tom). Predeceased by his parents George and Hilda, his siblings Georgina and Jim and his in-laws Helen O’Connor (Terry) and Louis Nappa. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Dearest friend to Terry and Joanne Austin and their children Kelly and Derek. Bob was a long time employee of Big V Pharmacies. Visitation will be held on Friday from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. and one hour prior to the funeral which will be conducted at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Saturday, May 13th, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. Private interment at Dorchester Union Cemetery. The family wishes to express their gratitude to the staff at Dearness Home London, for their care and kindness. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in memory of Bob are asked to consider the Cardiac Fitness Institute of Southwestern Ontario or Dearness Home Auxiliary. 

“If every tear we shed for you, became a star above,

You would stroll through angels gardens, lit by everlasting love”

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Peter KerrLoretta & Family, Our heart goes out to all of you at this most difficult time. Please accept our deepest sympathies and may we all live the joy that Bob brought to each and evryone of us !! Our condol;ences Peter & Sherry Kerr
Fr. Rick JanisseDear Loretta and family, I have just read of Bob's death. Please know that all of you are in my thoughts and prayers. I last saw the both of you at Tom's 50th in Sarnia. In just speaking with Fr. Larry, we were reminiscing about the days past at Blessed Sacrament, in Windsor. They were great and memorable days not to be forgotten. Bob's earthly journey is now complete; may he rest in peace. I will offer mass for him tomorrow morning, May 12th. Rick Janisse- Kingsville
Joey RahebPatti & Family, My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Rest assured he is in a better place.
Scott and Sandra KerrPatti and Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time on the passing of your dad. Deepest Sympathy.
MaryAnn Pietrkiewicz-SmithPatti & Family My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. May you find comfort in the love and support of family and friends and in the happy memories you will always share.
Your Friends at Win-LeaderLinda, Wayne and Family, Our Thoughts and prayers are with you at this time!. Your Father was very special and will be missed! Please find comfort in knowing that He is in a better place and enjoying a beer or 2 with George! Deepest Sympathy
Denise and Pete ReniersLaurie, Mike, and Family, Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May special memories of times spent together help you in your sorrow.
Herald & SusannaKrimmerLinda & Wayne, Patti & Doug & the Lefave family - our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Deepest sympathy, Susanna & Herald Krimmer
Silvia GambosoPatti, My prayers are with you and your entire family for the loss of your dad. May memories of healthy and happy times bring you peace in this difficult time. May God Bless you, and the family, and rest assured that you now have one more angel in heaven watching over you. Silvia
Rick, Stacey & Matthew ThiemeLinda and family, We are so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this tough time. With lots of love, Rick, Stacey & Matthew
Vicky and Ron Kaufman Dear Linda, Wayne and family : We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Our deepest sympathy, Vicky and Ron Kaufman
Jose & Luisa SantosDear Loretta, Linda & Wayne, Patti & Doug, Mike & Laurie and kids - we just heard the news of Bob's passing ... we are very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, at this difficult time. Bob was a wonderful man; we have fond memories of him. Our deepest sympathy. Love, Jose& Luisa (( we are very sad that we cannot attend the funeral ))
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