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Date of Passing: May 09, 2019

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Robert (Bob) Joseph Blanchette passed away on May 9, 2019 after a lengthy battle with Cancer.
Bob was born in 1936 and grew up in St. Boniface.
He was predeceased by his parents, George and Blanche and brothers, Denis, John and Raymond. He is survived by his children, Mark, Daniel (Stephanie) and Teresa Low; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and sisters, Denise Carpenter and Jeannine Desautels (Edouard).
During Bob's life he was a member of the La Vérendrye Band for 14 years, a member of the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps, the Maintenance Manager for the Western Canadian Pavilion at Expo '67, an Electrician, a self-employed Electrical Contractor and avid gardener. He enjoyed telling stories, the outdoors, fishing, downhill skiing and travelling.
Our thanks go out to the staff at CancerCare Manitoba, the St. Boniface Hospital and the Misericordia Health Centre for their assistance and caring that was afforded to Bob.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

Bardal Funeral Home

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on May 18, 2019

Condolences & Memories (1 entries)

  • We are deeply saddened that another one of "our gang" has passed away. We went to Provencher High School together and kept in contact through the years. We saw Bob at Misericordia Hospital a couple of weeks before he passed away. Even then, he was enthusiastic and positive. He loved life and never complained. No words can describe how sorry we are that Bob is no longer with us. To the family he left behind, please accept our heartfelt sympathies. George and Terry. - Posted by: George Pelletier and Terry Stubbs (friend) on: May 18, 2019

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