Jez, Robert Joseph

Jez, Robert Joseph "Bob"

November 1st, 2017

Robert Joseph Jez

June 16, 1978 – November 1, 2017

It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to Bob Jez, who passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospice, surrounded by his loving family, on Wednesday, November 1st, 2017, at the age of 39. Bob was a loving father of three beautiful children, a caring husband, a loyal friend, an inspiring teacher, a dedicated football coach and an unwavering Chicago Bears fan. Bob is survived by his wife, Emily; his children, Danielle, Matthew and Geneviève; his mother, Janina (Jerry) Hunter; his sisters, Teresa Jez and Anna (Cam) Newell; and his nephews, Kian and Connor Newell. He is also survived by his in-laws and other beloved aunts, uncles and cousins in Canada and Poland. He will be sadly missed by his four-legged constant companion Rosie. Bob’s family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to the staff at St. Joseph’s Hospice and the London Regional Cancer Program, and especially to Dr. Miranda Sheppard. Visitation will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London on Friday, November 3, 2017 from 2:00 – 4:00 and 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted at WESLEY-KNOX UNITED CHURCH, 91 Askin Street, London on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Interment at Dorchester Union Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Bob are asked to consider the Jez Children Educational Trust Fund. Donations can be made at the visitation or funeral service. Bob will be remembered for his humour, generosity, kindness, loyalty, and dedication to his family. He will be dearly missed. 

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Barb and Dan PattisonWe are so very sorry for your loss. Children should not have to give up their Dad. Emily and family, we can't begin to know your heartache and anguish. You are all in our thoughts. Warmest regards Barb & Dan xo1
Alicia MurphySending love and condolences. Heartbreaking.
Anne RastogiSending lots of love from the Rastogi family. We will be with you through this journey.
The Romano FamilyHeartbreaking. A good man, a proud father and husband, a passionate coach and teacher, an engaged and caring community member. Bob brought great enthusiasm to the things he cared about. We are deeply sorry for your loss.
Luke ThompsonBob (Mr. Jez), made a great impact on me in High School as my teacher and football coach. He was a dear friend and mentor. I have so many positive memories of Bob. Thankful to have worked under Bob as he expressed kindness, love and compassion to his players and students. He will be dearly missed.
Gillian and BillWe are saddened to hear of your loss. Our thoughts are with you.
Konnor, Jen and Jim RansomWe share your sadness. He will be greatly missed. Hugs and love to you all.
Suzie and Brian KellettThough Bob's time was all too short, he brought so much joy to Emily and leaves a lasting legacy through Danielle, Matthew and Genevieve. Rest in Peace Bob
Patricia BeauregardToutes mes plus sincères condoléances. Mes pensées et prières sont pour vous!
Rick TownendBob will be greatly missed. I will forever be greatful for his kindness and compassion during one of the most difficult times in my life. His quiet and courageous approach is truly what reflects gospel living. I pray peace to your family and for Bob's eternal rest Rick .
Brooke SharrardMy thoughts and prayers are with Bob's family and friends at this difficult time. Bob and I attended CCH together and both became teachers in the LDCSB. The news of his passing is absolutely heartbreaking. He will be missed dearly.
Riley HatfieldAn amazing teacher and coach. He knew how to read a play before it happened. He knew how to interact with his students in a way that had them respecting him as a friend. You will be missed Mr.Jez. Thank you for everything you have taught me and everyone else under your wing over the years. Rest well sir.
Therese Skinner Sincere condolences to you Emily and your three young children. Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.
Ted and Judy RedfordSo saddened to hear this news. Sending you our heartfelt condolences and warm hugs. Keeping you in our thoughts.
Lou & Ward FowlerBob & Joyce, so sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
Teresa LimaMy deepest condolences to Mr. Jez Family. Such sad news to hear about. One of the best teachers I had in high school! Fun, caring and a great teacher. Rest In Peace Mr. Jez
Jo-Anne LansardI am so very sorry for your loss and the children’s loss. My heart goes out to you.
Ruth and Ron WilsonOur love and heartfelt sympathy to Emily, Danielle, Matthew, Genvieve , family and friends of Bob at this sad time. Cherish the memories of this brave man.
Regina Mundi Catholic Secondary SchoolWe were privileged to have Bob as a teacher, mentor, and friend in the RMC community. His love for teaching and coaching was a powerful influence on the lives of students and colleagues alike. Our prayers and condolences go out to Bob's family and friends. He will be deeply missed.
Mona NatourMon souvenir sera toujours celui d'un d'un parent respectueux et souriant envers tout le personnel. Un père aimant et attentionné avec ses enfants, très fier de sa famille. Vous êtes dans mes prières et mes pensées. Mes condoléances les plus sincères.
Rob, Sue & Shaylyn McArthurSorry to hear this sad news. Sending you our sincerest condolences and thinking of all of you at this difficult time.
Kevin WilsonVery saddened to hear this news. My deepest condolence to Bob's family and friends.
Kimberly LajoieAs chaplain at RMC I know that Bob will be greatly missed by all of us. Prayers for healing and comfort to the family.
Brian WilsonPam and I are very sorry to hear of Bob's passing... so incredibly sad. Our condolences to Bob's family, and Emily, Danielle, Matthew and Genevieve.
Lucie ZriebaMes condoléances les plus sincères. Vous êtes tous dans mes prières et dans mes pensées.
Garry MacKayJerry and Janine, please accept our condolences on the passing of your son Robert, our thoughts and prayers are with you and all your families at this very sad time Again please accept our condolences. Pam Thomas and Garry Mackay.
The Warmels FamilyWe want to thank Mr. Jez for having taught us and others at MTS. He was such a good teacher, and created an atmosphere of lightheartedness around him that extended outside of the classroom, into the hallways of MTS, and even beyond them. We remember him for his cheery disposition and sense humour -- a welcome break from the often stressful tone of high school. We thank him and his family for the time and attention he gave us, and we are so sorry for your loss.
Rosaline OkosunEmily, please accept my heartfelt sympathy on the passing of your dear husband, Bob. May his soul rest in peace, amen. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Karen Dawson/ Tom SkinnerTom and I extend our sincere condolences to you Emily and your family on the passing of Bob . Our thoughts are with you at this time.
Maria Malinowska CichewiczWiadomość o śmierci Roberta jest dla nas szokiem.Jego śmierć spowodowała pustkę w sercach wszystkich, którzy go znali.Wobec ciosu,który spadł na Waszą Rodzinę niełatwo znaleźć słowa pociechy.Można jedynie życzyć sił do zniesienia tego bólu,który tylko czas może złagodzić.Proszę przyjąć szczere kondolencje od całej rodziny.
Chantal DaviesChers Danielle, Matthew et Geneviève je suis de tout coeur avec vous. J'espère que vous ressentez l'amour et le support qui vous entourent (de Mme Chantal). To the Jez and the Oliver family please accept our sincere condolences. You are all in our hearts and in our prayers (from the Davies family)
Maryse HerouxEmily, I am so sorry to hear that your husband has passed away. You have been very courageous helping him through his battle and creating memories for your children. Danielle, Matthew and Genevieve, losing your dad is certainly very sad and so difficult. You are all in my heart & I will keep you all in my prayers. Sincere condolences to the Jez and Oliver family.
Zac and Kelly MachadoEmily, and family, we are so sorry to hear of Bob's passing. Your strength is truly amazing. Our thoughts and love are with you. And I meant what I said yesterday, if I can help in anyway, please call.
Pat & John CopelandOur thoughts & prayers go out to all of you. It is hard to conceive of how you feel about such a premature passing. Pat & John
Connor and Cameron SmithMr. Jez was a great coach and teacher. We send Prayers to his family.
Pam PetchSo very very sorry to hear of your heartbreaking loss. No words can heal but I'm sure his love and good memories will always surround you.
Donna HammondMy deepest condolences to Emily and the Jez family on the tragic loss of Bob. I remember Bob as a student at CCH and then as a young teacher, establishing himself in the LDCSB. Bob’s enthusiasm, love of teaching and coaching expertise made it evident he had chosen the right career. Bob accomplished so much in the time he had. Wilbys May your memories bring you comfort in the days to come.
Steve & Olga AtkinsonBob and Joyce, so very sorry to hear this sad news. Our thoughts are with you and the family and hope your precious memories bring you comfort and peace.
Corey, Kelly, Murray, Callum and Gavin OliverWe were very saddened to hear this news. Our deepest condolences to you Emily, the children and the Jez family.
Ewa SkotnickaBardzo nam smutno z powodu śmierci Roberta. Serdeczne wyrazy współczucia.
Maria ManaxMy sincere condolences to you Emily and your families. You're all in our prayers. Hoping you find some peace knowing that Bob influenced so many people in such a short amount of time.
Elinor Emily, I was thinking about you all last week when speaking with my neighbor remembering when you lived next door-such bright smiles and beautiful kids. Running out in the rain laughing -Even though it wasn’t a long time on Cynthia street you all made an impression. My heartfelt sympathies.
Leila Kelleher, Peter, Eleanor, and Emmett FranckOur deepest condolences to your all, Emily, Danielle, Matthew, and Genevieve. We are so sorry to hear that Bob passed. Our thoughts are with all of you.
The Bannister Family Dear Emily, Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Hugs from the Bannisters
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