June 11, 1946 – April 7, 2022
The family of Robert “Bob” Barteaux announces the death of a brother and uncle. Bob passed away at Echo Village in Port Alberni, British Columbia, April 7, 2022.
Bob was born in Middleton, Nova Scotia and upon graduation from a cytology program in Halifax he moved to British Columbia, and this Nova Scotian son never looked back, making his home permanently on the West Coast.
He retired from a long, proud career with the BC Cancer Agency and purchased a home in the town of Port Alberni where he had been an active volunteer with Emergency Social Services, Pacific Rim Health Service Co-op, Ty Watson Hospice House, and Alberni Valley Hospice Society to name a few.
Bob loved to chat and enjoyed socializing with members of his church. His interests included genealogy, photography and travel and he particularly loved Canada’s North, returning there many times.
He is predeceased by his parents, Robert Lindsay Barteaux and Fay Evangeline, (nee Taylor); his brother-in-law, Paul Slauenwhite.
He is survived by his sister, Pauline Slauenwhite (nee Barteaux) of Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia; nephews, Stephen (Robin) Slauenwhite of Lawrencetown, NS and Mark (Katia) Slauenwhite of Woodville, NS and one niece, Dawn (Ted) Giles of Comox, BC. He had a grand niece and several grand nephews.
As per his wishes he is to be cremated and his ashes will be returned to Fairview Cemetery, Lawrencetown, in the Annapolis Valley.
Donations in his memory can be made to a charity of your choice.
To send a condolence to the family please visit www.yatesmemorial.ca
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