Passed away peacefully Friday May 3/2019 at People’s Care Nursing Home London, ON in his 84th year.
He was married to Laureen Delores (Merrick) for 63 years.
Bob loved Hockey. He played, refereed and loved to watch his grandchildren play the game.
He worked as a crane operator at Algoma Steel Mill in Sault Ste Marie before moving his family to Simcoe ON where he owned and operated The 18 Wheeler Truck Stop. Once retired he drove for The Children’s Aid Society of London as a volunteer. He loved to cook and rate his kids cooking out of 10. No one received a 10. He would give out a 9.9 but nobody was perfect.
Born to the late Robert and late Lillian Ciotti of Sault Ste. Marie, ON. Father to Robert (Kris) Ciotti, Lori (Rick) Baetz, Danny (Judy) Ciotti, John (late Jean) Ciotti and Patti (Steve) Hay.
Grandfather to Amanda Arsenault, Jodie (Stevan) Moon, Sarah (Allan) Hamilton, Andrea (Brandon) Ackles, Jamie (Sara) Ciotti, Michael Ciotti, Chris Ciotti, Zachary Riddell, Jenna Ciotti, Anthony Ciotti, Jonny Riddell. Step grandchildren – Carolyn (Brock) Anderson, Mellisa Arcand, Ryan Baetz, Emilie Hay, Andrew Hay and Caitlin Hay.
Great grandfather to Brandon Ciotti Falla, Trevor Arsenault, Aden Moon, Paige Moon, Victoria Arcand, Isabella Hamilton, Isla Hamilton, Weston Ackles, Nora Ciotti, Lilliana Ciotti and great great grandfather to James Wuilleme.
Brother to Donald (late Donna) Ciotti, Judy (Norman) St Germain, John (Dawn) Ciotti, late Phyllis (Bob) Givens.
Uncle to many nephews and nieces.
A private family gathering to take place a later date