RABBITTS: Robert Ernest

RABBITTS: Robert Ernest “Bob”. Passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of his family and the compassionate staff of Norview on Friday, March 30, 2018     in his 102nd year.. Beloved husband of the late Evelyn Elma (Eatwell) . Survived by Paul of Beaumont AB, Brenda and Garry Meiler of Mount Hope and Lee and Cheryl of Simcoe. Cherished grandad of Ian Rabbitts of Simcoe. Predeceased by his parents Mark and Emily, his siblings Kathy (John Holden), Donald, Mark (Ruby Broadhead) nephews Ronnie and Larry Rabbitts, niece May Cox (Holden) and  great niece Christine Maxwell and by brother and sisters-in-law Doug and Dorothy Eatwell and Dorothy Lee (Eatwell). Tpr Rabbitts served in WW2 as Driver/Mech. of tank “Candy” (Sherman Firefly) of C squadron #4 troop of the Sherbrooke Fusilier Regiment in the liberation of France and Holland. Bob retired from the American Can in 1980 with 45+ years of loyal service and was a lifelong fisherman and hunter As per his wishes cremation has taken place and a private family service will take place at a later date. SOUTH COAST FUNERAL & CREMATION ALTERNATIVES INC. 71 Norfolk Street North, Simcoe is in care of arrangements. All those who wish to donate in Bob’s memory are asked to consider the Norfolk General Hospital Renovation Fund. Online condolences at www.southcoastfuneralservice.com

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  1. Barry & Betty Cote
    Barry & Betty Cote says:

    We are sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. Barry has many a fond memory of going hunting with Bob and his dad Biff.

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  2. Douglas and Colleen Coons
    Douglas and Colleen Coons says:

    Lee, Cheryl and Ian – So sorry to read about the passing of Mr. Rabbitts. He had quite a life. May he rest in peace. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time. Colleen and Douglas.

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