Robert William ASSAF

Robert William Assaf

February 23, 1937 – October 30, 2015

Bob passed away peacefully at the Palliative Care Unit

in NRGH surrounded by his loved ones.

He will be forever remembered by Betty, his wife of nearly 60 years, four children, Rob (Linda Rayner), Renee (Graham) Boisvert, George (girlfriend Elena Starr) and Kristi (Marty) Cox. Six grandchildren, Chelsea, Robert, Makayla, Shaena, Peyton and Kaylin and sister Darlene (Paul) Williams as well as extended family and friends will also miss his presence.

Born in Trail BC to William and Audrey Assaf, Bob’s life journey took him to McCord Saskatchewan, Edmonton Alberta, and finally to beautiful Nanoose Bay in 1973. Bob’s career included building and renovating homes and commercial buildings and then home inspections. Bob enjoyed many years as a firefighter in the Nanoose Volunteer Fire Department. He instilled a love of community, nature, sports, and music in his family.

Please join his family to celebrate his life at the Nanoose Volunteer

Fire Department at 2471 Nanoose Road, Nanoose Bay, BC on

Thursday, November 5th from 1:30 to 3:30.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Bob’s memory can be made to the BC Lung

Association, Nanaimo Community Hospice Society, or the charity of your choice.


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