GABONA, Robert "Bob" Ralph

Bob, passed away on Monday December 25th, 2017 in Oshawa. He was in his 71st year.   Beloved husband of the late Carol-Ann.  Loving father of Michael and his wife Megan, Adam, Bradley, Amy Kitchen and her husband Josh.  Dear grandfather of Ash, Kellan and Taylor.  Brother of Evelyn Tindall (Lloyd), Sonya Lubbelinkhof (Dick), Betty Peel (Glen), Dan Gabona (Pearl), Carol Sargent (Earl), Brian Gabona (Kathy), the late Hilda Butler and the late Harvey Gabona.  Fondly remembered by nieces, nephews and extended family, notably Dave and Heather Smith.  Relatives and friends may call at McINTOSH-ANDERSON-KELLAM FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Tuesday from 2:00 to 4:00 PM and 7:00 to 9:00 PM.  A funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Wednesday January 3rd, 2018 at 11:00 AM.  Donations in memory of Bob can be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada or Canadian Diabetes Association. 

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  • Dec 27, 2017

    Adam Hearl
    Sorry to hear aboult your father guys. He was great guy as I remember growing up at the trailer park with you guys.Bob will be missed from our family rest n peace Bob :(
  • Dec 27, 2017

    Mary
    Sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with yourfamily.  R.I.P Uncle Bob
  • Dec 28, 2017

    Michelle Armstrong
    You are in my thoughts. Your dad was an amazing person and I learned a lot from him. Xo RIP 
  • Dec 28, 2017

    Nicole
    I live in the same building as Bob did. Always a pleasure seeing him and his little dog Nikki, I would always make the time to say a hello or stop and have a little chat with him because he was always smiling and was easy to talk to. I will definatly miss seeing his face in the halls as I know everyone else will. RIP Bob ❤️ 
  • Dec 28, 2017

    Lawrence Hanlon
    I knew Bob from going to the Oshawa Generals hockey games. He sat 
    right behind for many years. We both enjoyed ourselves at the
    games whether the Gens won or loss. 
    
    There is a saying “once a Gens Fan always a Gens Fan”.
    This was Bob.  
    
    My condolences to all the family members. 
    
    He will be missed. 
    
    Lawrence Hanlon
    Chilliwack, BC. 
  • Dec 29, 2017

    Pat Hart, James Gabona, Becky Gabona
    He had such a big heart, when Becky , James and I had no one they brought us groceries and Christmas gifts. We had many campfires at the trailer park, great trips to Niagara Falls together...we miss you. Your family knows how full of love and caring you were, and our hearts and prayers are with them. 
  • Dec 29, 2017

    Marilynn Hall,Kenny Lambert
    Oh Bob what a friend and all around loving person. The jokes the laughs. My heart is breaking that we will never spend time together anymore. My heart goes out to Adam and Bradley and all Bob's family even his picked family. 
    Bob you will be missed dearly!!
  • Dec 31, 2017

    Christine
    I knew Bob by visiting my mom as they were neighbours. I enjoyed talking with him. He was so kind to my mom who cherished his friendship. I will miss seeing Bob with Nikki sitting under the tree and will really miss speaking with Bob. It was always a pleasure to see his pleasant face around the building. 
  • Jan 4, 2018

    Rhonda Poole
    Condolences to the family and extended family.  I wish I was there for you. Rest in Peace.



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