Robert Giles

Robert Arnold "Bob" Giles

Tuesday, April 29th, 1930 - Saturday, July 20th, 2019
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GILES, Robert Arnold "Bob" 1930 - 2019
Passed away peacefully at the Welland Hospital on Saturday, July 20, 2019 in his 90th year.
Predeceased by his beloved wife Helen (2014). Loving father of Terry (Eileen), Rob (Juanita), Randy, Bonnie, Wendy Mckee (Doug) and Chris (Shannon). Cherished grandfather to 13 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.
Dear brother of Mary White and Leo Giles.

Bob took over his father's business - Giles Electric in 1969 and continued working till he retired in 1993 but enjoyed doing electrical jobs for friends until 2017. He proudly served as a fire fighter at Fire Station 1 in Fonthill from 1947 to 1997. Bob was a kind and caring man and will be forever missed by all his family and friends.

Visitors will be received at the PEDLAR FUNERAL HOME, 1292 Pelham Street, Fonthill on Tuesday, July 23rd from 7-9 pm with the Fonthill fireman's walk through taking place at 7:00 pm. The funeral service to honour Bob's life will take place at the funeral home on Wednesday, July 24th beginning 11:00 am. Interment will follow at Fonthill Cemetery.

As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    James L. Pedlar Funeral Home
    1292 Pelham Street
    Fonthill, ON
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    Fireman walk through at 7:00 pm that evening
  • Service

    Wednesday, July 24th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Wednesday, July 24th, 2019 11:00am
    James L. Pedlar Funeral Home
    1292 Pelham Street
    Fonthill, ON
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  • Interment

    Fonthill Cemetery, Fonthill
  • Reception

    Fire Station 1
    HWY 20
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    Hwy 20 Fonthill Corner of HWY 20 and Lookout Street, Fonthill


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Ann Chick

Posted at 06:45pm
Bonnie and family. Our condolences on the loss of your father.
Bob and Ann Chick

David and Anamaria Stevenson

Posted at 01:03pm
Sending our love and deepest condolences! Love David, Anamaria and Ethan Stevenson
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Erin Hill

Posted at 07:19am
Our prayers are with you...Bob and Erin (O'Brine) Hill..Owen Sound
Lots of good memories!

Renie Hollingshead

Posted at 12:39am
Heartfelt sympathy in the loss of Bob/
A life well lived leaves its gentle pattern on the hearts of all....and the world is a lovelier place because one person touched it with warmth and goodness and grace.
Renie Hollingshead

Rebel Finlay

Posted at 11:07pm
So Sorry to hear of Bob's passing. We are unable to attend the funeral as we are in Temagami. Have lots of fond memories when Bob and Uncle Leo came to Camp Adanac to help my dad Jack White change over from a generator to electricity. Our prayers are with the family at this time. Rebel & Bob Finlay and Family

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