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WHITTON, Robert William

Published:Jul 03, 2017

Event Date:Jun 30, 2017

 

Robert William WHITTON

WHITTON, Robert William Passed away peacefully on Friday, June 30, 2017 at Parkwood Mennonite LTC, Waterloo at the age of 95. Survived by his five children affectionately known as "The Five Marvelous Pretzels", Lezley Prokop, Paul Leatherbarrow, Elizabeth Whitton, Robin Leatherbarrow and Shelagh Currah; his grandchildren, Vincent, Victor, Joe Nosko; Olivia Whitton; John and Kate Leatherbarrow, and his great-grandchildren Vivian Whitton; Maxim Curry; Milo, Julius, and Remi Caporicci; and a brother Don Whitton. Remembered for his love of life, his love for the peacefulness and beauty of Northern Ontario and especially his love for his family. Bob enjoyed a long career at the University of Waterloo and was a founding member of the Unitarian Congregation. He will be missed. The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff at Parkwood Mennonite LTC for their kindness and care provided to Bob in his final years. In lieu of flowers, condolences for the family and donations to the Alzheimer Society of Waterloo Wellington or The Grand River Unitarian Congregation may be arranged through the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home , 171 King Street S. Waterloo at www.erbgood.com or 519-745-8445.

 

Category: Obituaries & Death Notices

Newspaper(s): Waterloo Region Record

Location: Kitchener

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