Passed away suddenly at home on Friday May 26, 2017 at the age of 63.
He is survived by his loving wife, Jo-Marie (nee Hyrsky). Lovingly remembered by his children, Robbie (Elizabeth), Alexa and Brad. Special grandfather to Lloyd, Katie and Shayce. Son of the late Lloyd and Julia (nee Hewitt). Son in law of Alice and the late John Hyrsky. He will be missed by his many siblings, Pat Gagnon (late Jerry), Connie Doucet (Louis), Butch (Yolande), Colleen Weyer and Kathy Adair (John). Brother in law of Suzanne Hyrsky, Gary Murphy, Michael Hyrsky (Janice), Patti Armstrong (Sean) and David Hyrsky (Annieck). Devoted uncle of Barb Gagnon (Conrad), Janice Laliberte (Rick), Dan Gagnon, Mike Forsey (Lise), Pam Chorney (Wayne), the late Casey Coleman (Keri), Jessica Fantham, Neva Tremblay (Jonathan), Michelle Morgan (Phil), Danielle Dion Kassell (George Johnson), Jason Weyer, Chelsea Adair, Brendan Adair, Corey Murphy (Michelle), Mindy Strickland (Matt), Michael Murphy, John Hyrsky (Lacey), Josh Hyrsky (Ashley), Jordan Hyrsky, Kyle Armstrong (Deanna), Patrick Armstrong, Daniel Hyrsky and Benjamin Hyrsky. Bob was an adventurous, fun, loving, and great uncle of many. He was a special nephew of Geno and Doreen Hyrsky.
Best friend of Wayne Frech and Linda Alloi, Wes McCulloch and Diane Francois, Bud Forsey and Jackie Fry, Scott Charette and Jake Pepin, Scott McWilliams & family, George Koprash & family, Jeremy Van Hoek & family, Robin and Jim Hyrsky, Lance Mageran and Paul Ambeault.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Light the Cross Fund or the Bob Rumball Foundation for the Deaf.
Family and friends may call at O’Sullivan Funeral Home and Cremation Centre (corner of Cathcart and St. James St.) on Wednesday May 31, 2017 from 4-7 with a service following at 7 p.m..
The family would like to thank the paramedics for their best efforts. Jo-Marie, Rob, Alexa and Brad thank their amazing family and friends for their outpouring of love and support in the loss of the most important person in their lives.