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PATERSON, Robert 'Bob'
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Friday, 22 March 2013 12:35

Well known northern artist passed away at his home in Hawk Junction, Ontario on Tuesday March 19, 2013 in his 77th year.  Loving and beloved husband of Marion for 41 years.  Loving son of the late Edna and George Paterson.  Dear brother of Mort Paterson (Liesbeth), Lorna Fordy and Edwin Paterson.  Bob will be lovingly remembered by his nieces and nephews.  Affectionately remembered too by his many friends, students and by all whose lives he touched.  

A Celebration of Bob's Life will be held at a later date in Hawk Junction.  

Memorial donations made to the Bob Paterson Memorial Arts Bursary Fund would be appreciated and may be made at the Northern Credit Union, P.O. Box 1669, Wawa, ON   P0S 1K0.  

Arrangements entrusted to the P.M. Gilmartin Funeral Home, 705-856-7340



#10 Mary & Simon Cropper 2013-03-25 02:51
We are so sorry to hear that Bob has left us. He was a magnificent artist. He will be remembered with great fondness. Such a lovely kind man. He will remain in our hearts forever. Marion, sorry for your loss.
#9 Chris Gleeson 2013-03-24 04:41
Bob's passing is a great loss to everyone. He was a great artist and a wonderful human being. We're all lucky to have known him. I'm very sorry for your loss, Marion.
#8 susan skyum skouris 2013-03-23 07:20
So sorry to hear of the loss of a very nice man.He was well respected for all he did for the Hawk children.His books of people from around Wawa and Hawk are always a pleasure to look at.Rest in peace Bob.
#7 Judy Orr Lessard 2013-03-22 23:38
My deepest condolences Marion
#6 Paula Trus 2013-03-22 21:12
Sad to hear of the loss of one of Algoma's best artists and a good human being. Our condolences, Marion.
#5 Brent Halvorsen 2013-03-22 11:26
He was a Good man and a Good artist!! I am happy to have met him.My sincere condolences Marion!!
#4 Mary and Paul Lesperance 2013-03-22 09:24
Bob always had a smile and nice comment for you. He had alot of talent and was a wonderful person. So sorry to hear of your loss Marion.
#3 Louise LaRoche 2013-03-22 07:28
Sorry to hear about the Loss Of Bob Paterson, he was a good friend to my Dad when he was still living in Wawa, RIP
#2 Joan Brooks 2013-03-22 03:31
Blessed Be, Bob. your humanity along with your artistry will live on within all whom you touched and beyond.
#1 Tamara & Gerry 2013-03-22 02:19
It is with a heavy heart reading of Bobs passing, he truly was an inspiration to eveyone he met, he was loved, respected, admired and honored. Our sincere condolences to you Marion.

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