Bernard Joseph Robert

Passed away peacefully into the presence of Jesus, with his family by his side, on January 2, 2014 at the age of 78 years. He is remembered and sadly missed by his loving wife of 58 years, Barbara, sons David (Joyce) of Toronto, ON and Mark (Corine) of Summerland BC, 7 grandchildren; Natalia, Mathew, Dillon, Paul of Toronto, ON and Craig, Chelsea and Thomas of Summerland BC, brothers and sisters; Roland (Pat) Robert of Calgary AB, Ron (Katherine) Robert of Brantford ON, Georgette (Sterling) Worth of Ft. Saskatchewan AB, Thomas (Millie) Robert of Sherwood Park AB, Janet Roth of Red Deer AB, Rita (Don) Anderson of Red Deer AB, Betty (Dominic) Capozzo of Prince George BC, Bill McClure of Vancouver BC. Bernie loved his children and grandchildren. His love of life and people touched the lives of all who knew him. He was well known for his sense of humour, generous spirit, compassionate and thoughtful ways, and his never ending ability to fix things. Bernie was the proud owner of Robert’s Fruit Market, where he looked after God’s land for 40 years with a love for all nature, his land and his orchard. He loved sports-golf-coached boys baseball, hockey and played baseball for many teams. A Celebration of Bernie’s life will be held on April 5, 2014 at 1:00 pm at Summerland Baptist Church, 10318 Elliot St, Summerland BC with Pastor Larry Schramm officiating. Memorial tributes in honour of Bernie may be made to the Alzheimer Society of British Columbia.

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