Bob Roberts


September 21st, 1945
August 7th, 2018

ROBERTS, Bob (Robert Howard). It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Bob Roberts. Bob died unexpectedly but peacefully at home in St-Anicet, Quebec on August 7, 2018, at the age of 72. He leaves behind his best friend and wife, Joan Elizabeth Booth, who stood beside him through the challenges and joys of life during their 53 years of marriage. He will be greatly missed by his three daughters, Lynne, Nancy, and Catherine and their spouses Don Chow, Ben Martin, and Frank Gin. His grandchildren Sydney, Rylan, Finlay, Nathan, Henry, and Ella will always remember their beloved Poppy.
Bob was born in Valleyfield, Quebec, on September 21, 1945, the sixth and youngest child of Louisa and Chesley Roberts. Predeceased in recent years by his brothers, Bill and Leonard, and his sister, Ethel. Survived by his sisters, Barbara and Beverly.
Bob attended Gault Institute for all his schooling and worked at Goodyear Valleyfield for over 20 years. An avid hunter and fisherman, he and Joan owned Fantaprix Chasse et Pêche in Valleyfield from 1982 until their retirement in 2007.
He got great joy from his trips “back home” to Blanc Sablon, where he enjoyed fishing and visiting with his extended family, especially his many cousins and beloved aunts Beatrice Goudie and Victoria Roberts.
Bob spent the last years enjoying his retirement by the water, travelling with Joan, and spending time with his grandchildren, and many friends.
The family will be in attendance at Rodrigue Montpetit & Fils Inc. funeral home, 1580, Route 132, St. Anicet, Qc. (450-264-5331) from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, August 18 followed by a memorial service at 3 p.m. and all are encouraged to bring pictures and stories of Bob to share. Online condolences and tributes may be made in his memory at

 Roberts, Bob (Robert Howard).  C'est avec une immense tristesse que nous annonçons le décès de Bob Roberts, survenu le 7 août, 2018, à l'âge de 72 ans.  Il laisse dans le deuil son épouse et meilleure amie, Joan Elizabeth Booth. Il manquera beaucoup à ses trois filles, Lynne (Don), Nancy (Ben) et Catherine (Frank).  Il demeurera à jamais dans le cœur de ses petits-enfants, Sydney, Rylan, Finlay, Nathan, Henry et Ella.  Bob a travaillé pendant 20 ans chez Goodyear Valleyfield.  Il était propriétaire de Fantaprix Chasse et Pêche jusqu'à sa retraite en 2007.  Il laisse dans le deuil ses sœurs et ses tantes, ainsi que nombreux parents et amis.  La famille accueillera parents et amis le samedi 18 août de 13h à 15h au salon funéraire Rodrigue Montpetit & fils inc, 1580 route 132, St-Anicet, QC (450-264-5331) suivi d’un service commémoratif à 15h.

Condoleances (23)

  • Céline Levasseur

    Toute mais Condoléances à Joanne et ces filles

  • Darlene Swartz

    I am so sorry to hear of Bob's passing!! I would like to offer my sincere condolences to the Booth/Roberts family. My prayers are with you all in these difficult times

  • Julianne Booth

    Our deepest condolences. With fond memories of Uncle Bob, Fantaprix, the pontoon, sausages on the bbq, and his sense of humour.
    Love from Julianne, Seamus and Thomas. xox

  • Kathleen Egan

    My condolences to you Joan, and to the family.

  • Egan Family

    Our sincere condolences to the Roberts and Booth families.

  • Mooijekind Frank

    Nos plus sincères condoléances. Huguette et Frank

  • Chris Lyons

    Our sympathy to you Joan, your children and grandchildren on this sad moment in your lives. Chris, Francoise and Emily Lyons

  • Camille Billette

    mes scinceres condoléances a toute la famille

  • Sandra Smole

    Rest in Peace Bob

  • Co Tran

    Our Deepest and Most Sincere Condolences to You and Your Family.
    Rest in peace Rob.

  • Virginia Childs

    I am truly saddened by Bobby's sudden death. My condolences to you, Joan, and the family. Virginia xxoo

  • Perron Serge Caroline Mitchell

    Nos plus sincères condoléances
    rest in peace Bob

  • Angèle Viau

    Sincere condolences to you Joan and family. Angèle

  • Ann Forbeck

    My sincerest condolences Joan, to you, your girls and the Booth and Roberts families.. Rest in peace Bob.

  • Philippe et Irène Talbot

    Sincères condoléances à toute la famille et bon courage à tous.

  • Helene Tailleur

    All our sympathies to the family , Helene and Bob

  • Patricia McDowell

    My sincere condolences Joan to you and your family as well as the Roberts family. R.I.P. Robert. Pat

  • David Nichols

    A VERY good friend. remember that he is not in our past but in our future.

  • Phil and Elaine Wood

    Our condolences to Joan, Lynn, Nancy and Cathy and extended family.

  • Maryse

    Sincère sympathie à Joan et à toute la famille. xxx

  • Nicole, Stanley and the boys

    Our deepest sympathies to all of the family. He loved you all dearly. xxx

  • Richard Laberge

    J’ai été très surpris du décès de Bob,je pensais beaucoup à lui ces derniers temps,j’aurais beaucoup aimé le voir,J’avais beaucoup d’estime pour lui,mes sincères sympathies à vous tous

  • Antonio Cappellano

    My condolence
    RIP my friend
    I will always remember you
    And carry you in my heart and good memories

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