Robert (Bob) Martin Green

May 22, 1937 to June 2, 2021

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Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021 former businessman, Robert Martin Green of New-Wes-Valley at 84 years of age. Predeceased by his parents, George and Dinah Green and brother-in-law, Gerald Cross.

Leaving to mourn with precious memories his wife of 59 years, Annie and daughter, Sandra Green (Charlie Furlong), sister, Marie-Beth Wright (Carl). Also mourning their great loss, nephews, Geoffrey Wright (Shawna Hudson) and Jordan Wright (Ashley), sister-in-law Roxanne Crocker (Paul), brothers-in-law Herbert (Gertie), Fred (Doris), sister-in-law Sheila Cross, Harry (Una), Curtis, and Randy Cross (Brenda) and a large number of other nieces and nephews.  We are grateful to Bob’s lifelong friends and other relatives, his Tim’s coffee buddies and the good people of New-Wes-Valley including former customers, colleagues and staff for their concern and support.

Bob acquired much fame and admiration as an outstanding raconteur and for his ability to entertain others. He naturally connected with all comers while operating a large general store in Valleyfield for over 45 years.

He was happiest at Mile One Centre, in movie theatres, riding ski doo or in front of a large TV screen. He consistently cheered on his beloved Chicago Black Hawks to mixed results over the years.

The family thanks the Reverend David Guzzwell and the doctors and nurses of 4 North A for their empathy and compassion in aiding Bob on his final journey.

For a fuller appreciation of Bob Green’s impact on so many people’s lives, please visit The Facebook Site, Bob Green’s Shop.

Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Friday, June 4th, from 10-12, 2-5, and 7-9 p.m. (in accordance with Covid protocols). His Funeral will take place from the Carnell Memorial Chapel at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 5th, 2021. Those wishing to attend can do so by contacting the family via the following email jordanwrightnl@gmail.com. For those unable to attend, the service will be live-streamed. Interment will be at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Mark’s Anglican Church or the SPCA.

To send a message of condolences please visit www.carnells.com

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After a lifetime of Friendship, it is very difficult to say Good bye to Bobby. I remember so well when we started school together. He was such fun even at an early age.. A great man has left this earth but will forever be in our hearts. Great memories will live on.
To Ann, Sandra And Marie Beth and Family ..Mike and I send our deepest Condolences to you all.. Rest in Peace Bobby. Precious Memories

Bob was one of the best people that anybody could run into…. he was funny and kind in a thousand ways… I’m stuck for words……. we had lots of fun a the store half way up Garge Green’s Hill back in the 50’s for sure…. Condolences to all the family…. take care.

To the family:
So sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. He was a great friend, Dominion co- worker and cousin. Our deepest sympathies..
Jack Humphries & Doris

On behalf of all residents of the Town of New Wes Valley, i wish to extend sincere condolences to the family of Robert “Bob” Green . An outstanding individual who spent his life as a business man . Always there to help anyone any way he could. Always had a smile for everyone as well a little joke to tell . He was surely missed when he moved to St. Johns a few years ago, but will truly be missed now that he has passed. Bob was ” one of a kind” but was one of us. Rest in Peace “Bobby”.

Our hearts are saddened to hear about the passing of our friend Bob Green.. He was a real charmer and everyone who knew him had a story. After he and Anne moved to St. John’s, there was a missing link in this area. Many time while we were living in town, we would always run into Bob at the Avalon Mall and would always take us aside and say, well now Mr H, “did you hear this one” and laughter would always end of our day.
Our condolences to Ann, Sandra, Marie and all the family. Rest in Peace Bobby Green

My deepest condolences to Uncle Bob’s Family, I had the pleasure of meeting Uncle Bob at Canadian Blood Service , Loved and will miss his stories and jokes…. RIP Uncle Bob

Marie Beth and family, we are sorry about your brother’s passing. May your fond memories of him help you through the difficult times. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.

So sad to hear the news of Bob’s passing. We used to live next door to Mr. Bob, as we always called him, on Rigolet Cres. He was such a wonderful neighbour. After my Dad passed away, he looked out to my mom and sister and always ensured he cleared the driveway in the winter for them. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

Saddened to hear of Bob’s passing. He had a charming disposition that would make you forget your toughest day. He was certainly one in a million, RIP my friend.

To the family,
Sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. He was quite the gentleman and loved be so many. Sending our deepest condolences to the family and friends.

So sad to hear a loss to such a kind man. I known Mr.Green for a few years,, coming into the store I work. He would always make sure to put a smile on your face. I loved hearing the great jokes he had,you never knew what he was about to say. The world certainly was a little bit greater with him in it.

Anne, Sandra, marie and families
So sad to hear of Bob’s passing. He was a wonderful man , great story teller and a wonder friend.
We always look forward to get together with Bob when we came home summertime from Ontario.
Our thoughts and prayer are with you all.. God Bless

Anne, Sandra, Marie and families
So sad to hear of Bobs passing.. He was a wonderful man and a great story teller., and a wonderful friend.
We always look forward to get together with Bob when we came home summertime from Ontario. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. God Bess.

Annie Green and family,sorry to hear of Bobs passing,please accept my deepest sympathy.

So sorry to hear of Bobs death. He will always be remembered for his true wit.

Spurrell (Badger’s Quay)

Anne, Sandra and family
So sad hear of Bob’s passing . We always enjoyed having a chat and a laugh whenever we met him. He was a friend to everyone he met. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time . Cherish your precious memories forever . Sending you our sincere condolences…
Gloria and Bob Smith

Met Bob at Mile One near Box Office .Gave me a free ticket to an Ice Caps game.Never met him before but was impressed by his kind gesture.Rest in peace Bob.

Ann,Sandra ,Marie and family we were so sad and heartbroken to hear the loss of a wonder man and a very special boss Sorry we could not be there to share with you all the loss that you are feeling right now ❤️Please know we are thinking of you all at this very difficult time and the memories we have of Bob will be forever in our hearts God bless love Janice Randy and Family and Irene

Bob was as nice a person as there could be. He was the most genuine man I ever met. As funny as the day is long. If I could remember 5% of his jokes I would have enough to tell for a lifetime. Meeting you bob gave me hope that there are Fantastic people out there because you were the greatest. Rest In Peace sir. I’ll never forget the hundreds of times you made me laugh

My deepest condolences to all of Bob’s family.
I had the pleasure of spending time chatting with Bob on my breaks at work. Always a smile and a story or joke to tell. A gentle, loving man that I will never forget. He touched many hearts with his beautiful disposition.
Rest In Peace dear Bob!

To Bob’s family, so sorry to hear of Bob’s passing.

Marie & Gord Tavenor

Our deepest condolences to all the family.
Bob was a great guy and will be missed by many.
May loving memories bring you peace,comfort and strength, today and always.
Bruce and Ollie Davis

To Bob’s family I would like send my sincerest condolences. I only met him a few times but he always felt like an old friend. Please know that you all are in my deepest thoughts and prayers.

To Anne ,Sandra ,Marie and family we extend oir greatest condolences! There was only way to size up Bob he was a lengend in his time! Stella worked with him for years and never ever saw him get mad…… he was all fun and and laughter!I will never forget the fun we had over the years………a buisness man and comedian!Bobby you will surely be missed and God Bless!

Sorry to hear of your loss. Bobby was a fine man, As a former resident of Pools Island I appreciated his jolly personalty and famous sayings and jokes. I reconnected with Bobby when he moved into St. John’s by bumping into him on several occasions.

To Anne, Sandra and Marie:
We are deeply saddened to hear of Bob’s passing. Bob was a kind and gentle soul who brought great joy to so many with his wonderful sense of humour.
We will miss him dearly.
Bill, Louise and family
“A well developed sense of humour is the pole that adds balance to our steps as we walk the tightrope of life.” (William A Ward)

I had the pleasure of working with this very lovely man at Canadian Blood Services. Bob was a very kind man. He made everyone very special . He always greeted you with a smile snd a chat. He had many stories to share ! I always remember if I was carrying anything , he would immediately want to hold the door for me or help in any way he could! A true gem….

I send my sincere condolences to his family. This must’ve such a sad time….
Rest In Peace dear Bob..

Condolences to all the family! Fond memories of Bobby and the Green Family from my childhood days when they had the shop in Valleyfield! RIP

To the Green family, I send sincere condolences.
I met Bob as a security guard at work. He was such a gentle soul. I loved his many stories and his laugh was so pleasant. I am so happy that I had the pleasure of meeting him. He will surely be missed.

Tina Noftall

To the Green family
Please accept my sincere condolences. I met Mr Green at the hospital when his mother was in and my mother in law was in hospital. Their rooms were across the hall from each other and we had many chats during those many hours spent visiting.
He was quite the movie buff and recommended many good movies for me to watch. Such a lovely man. May all the good memories you have shared support and comfort you at this time.
God bless.

Anne, Sandra, Charlie, Marie and families: So Sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. Please accept our deepest sympathy and sincerest condolences. “Mr. Bob” as he was affectionately known by his neighbors on and around Rigolet Cres. was a fair wind on a rough sea. He brought warmth and laughter to our days of snow blowing, shoveling, and mowing. He will be fondly remembered by all. Our thoughts and prayers are with you ! Rest in Peace “Mr. Bob”

My deepest condolences to the Green family. I had the pleasure of working with Bob at Canadian Blood Services. Such a delightful man to be around. He always had a joke for me. Heaven has definitely gained another angel. RIP Bob.

I only got to know Bob over the past few years. We were part of the corner crowd at Tims, and I always looked forward to spending time with him. There was affection and a connection that comes when two non-townies unite. I loved our conversations, his funny stories and tales of sailing ships blown off course, and famous sea going Captains. Bob was a true gentleman and I’ll miss him.

Anne and family ,sorry to hear of Bobs passing .Bob was such a fine man ,If you needed a laugh all you had to to do was go to Bob Greens store . What i remember about Bob is he always did what he could to help people out .we have lots of good memories of Bob . Rest in Peace Sir .

Green and Wright families
Sorry to hear of Bob’s passing.
I am one of a cluster of his buddies who shares the last week of MAY 21ST 26th and 29th to have birthdays.
Memories run deep as i reflect on our childhood days playing hockey, soccer, swimming on big sandy beach.
Biking to Wesleyville on Sunday afternoons to trade Western comic books.
It was the writing of our final CHE exams at Badgers Quay suf hall when we parted company.
The class of 55 had it’s dream.
We did ,however, keep in touch due to the efforts of our veteran news anchor (L. H.) who was always very iinformative.
R.I.P. Bob
John Lush

Never forget my many yrs of dealing with this special man. Fun and laughter plus a special business man !! Listened to and shared many stories !! The Winter family will always remember his attendance at all our family functions. He often told me how he enjoyed these events and how we loved having him and Annie join us !! Rest in peace our family friend !!!

Anne and family .Sorry to hear of Bob’s passing . It was always a pleasure to visit his store and listen to a story that only Bob could tell with his ability to captivate your attention ,a born story teller .Cherish your memories and may God bless you .You are in our prayers .

Annie, Sandra & families
So sorry to hear of Bobs passing . It was always a
Pleasure to shop at the store to listen to Bobs stories & quick remarks . He brought laughter when ever he was around & many of his sayings will never be forgotten . Hold close your memories. Our deepest sympathy..

Annie, Sandra , Marie & family ,
Ii have many fond memories of Bob from our childhood school days to our adulthood . Bob was a find man who will never be forgotten .. my deepest sympathy to you all .

Annie, Marie and Sandra,

Sending heartfelt sympathy to you all for the loss of a unique man who shared your separate worlds as husband, brother and father.

Lloyd and I have known Bob and the Green family for almost 60 years . Roberta met him first when Marie invited three close university friends to her Valleyfield home for a “sleep over “ upon the completion of our first year of studies.

Bob knew how to make everyone feel special , using his warm smile and quick wit to brighten an ordinary day .
A visit to Greens ‘ shop was always on our itinerary whenever we travelled back home to Newtown. Many funny stories are retold by Lloyd with the preface : This is one of Bob Green’s jokes.

Bob you will always hold a special place in our hearts.
Roberta and Lloyd Gill

Annie ,Marie and families we were sadden to hear of Bobbie passing. We often speak about our memories growing up around the family one in particular when he would come to our home on Saturday evening to join our family to watch his favourite game Hockey Night In Canada..
Our memories will last forever. Thoughts and prayers go out to all.
Clyde/Shirley Parsons

Annie, Marie-Beth and family,
Saddened to hear of Bob’s passing. . Memories of going to the store, and his always knowing what Aunt Margaret wanted ! He always used to say ‘ if he didn’t have it, you didn’t need it ‘! I always remember him driving us to school in Wesleyville – thanks for that.
Condolences to you all at this time from myself and Alwyn.

Annie and family, sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. Sending my sincere condolences to you during this difficult time.

To the Green family: first got to meet Bob many years ago, he had done a few elections (both Provincial and Federal) election days over at the St. Pius X hall. He was the hall supervisor of the hall. We struck it off and quickly became friends getting together for a coffee. I would see him in the Avalon Mall going off to a movie, he’d stop and have a quick chat and say he waw “off to see a movie”. Every now and then my father and myself would run into him at Wal-Mart on Stavanger Drive area and always greeted us with a smile and a hug. A truly remarkable man. Enjoyed the chats I had with him and the memory of him will live in my heart forever.

Bill Taylor

So sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. I used to frequent Bob’s store in Valleyfield in the early 80s, while posted at Wesleyville. I always looked forward to a yarn with Bob and I knew there would always be a ‘side splitting’ story. A great man with a great personality, and for sure a great since of humor. Sincere condolences.

Bert Waterman
Ottawa, ON

A friend to all he met. RIP Bob.

Feeling the deepest sorrow For the passing of one of the most humble, comedic , and gentle people that we were blessed to know..Annie, Sandra Marie as well as your extended members of the family, please know that we will be thinking of of each and every one of Bobbie Greens loved ones with sincerest sympathy . Life can bring many treasures and Bobbie was one of ours.

To Annie, Sandra, and Green relatives. I will always remember the humour and jokes that Bob brought to Canadian Blood Services for the 9 years that we worked there as security guards. Bob leaves me with great memories. Rest In Peace Bob.

Ann, Sandra, Marie and Family
There are no words to take away the sadness when you lose someone you love. Hold fast to the memories of your loving Husband, Father and Brother.
He was a friend to everyone he met, and everyone he met became his friend. .
You are wished strength and comfort, at this sad time.
Rest In Peace Bob..

Sending our condolences to the Green family and all who knew Bobbie so sorry for your loss such a kind and loving person !God Bless and guide you through this difficult time !

Winston and Marie Winter

Sending our condolences to the Green family and all who knew Bobbie so sorry for your loss such a kind and loving person ! God Bless you all !

Winston and Marie Winter

So sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. We wish to pass along our sincere condolence to Anne, Marie and all the green family. Bob was a great person and as a boy growing up on Pool’s Island I along with my father and mother spent a great deal of time visiting the family in Valleyfield usually on a Saturday or Sunday. I will always remember those memories of us being together. Rest in peace my friend. God Bless.

To the Green family. We were very saddened to hear of Bob passing..Our deepest condolences to all the family. we have lots of good memories of Bob. Sue and Sid Burry

To the Green Family I was, heart broken of Bob passing. In my younger years when we first meet bob at his first store on the hill. Then the bigger shop on the road was good memories back then. Bob was a good person in life. Kept us laughing and smiling . It will take a lot to filled his boots. Bob will be missed. R.I.P. Good friend.
William Lush Jr. and Shirley Lush
St.John’s

To: Marie and Family

We are deeply saddened to hear of Bob’s passing; and, we send you our deepest condolences at this time of great loss. Bob was a very special friend to us. He also greatly impressed us with his keen business acumen in his dealings with his customers in New-Wes-Valley over the years. We will always remember him as a charismatic individual, a superb storyteller, and as a genuinely decent and trustworthy gentleman.

May God bless you all and grant you peace in the midst of your grief.

To the Green Family, So very sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. I had the pleasure of meeting Bob when he worked at Canadian Blood Services. Such a sweet and gentle soul.

To the Green family – so very sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. I well remember and so enjoyed the many chats we had while shovelling snow or mowing the lawns when we were neighbours. Bob was a true gentleman in every sense. Rest In Peace my friend.. Deepest condolences to all the family.

Sincere condolences to the family. It was a pleasure have had the opportunity to do business with Bob. A true gentleman!

Sorry to hear of bob passing he was a great man enjoyed going to his store in valley field he would call me little whitey bring a smile to me now when I remember him condolences to Ann and Sandra and the green family from myself Alberta white and my mom ruby white

Ann, Sandra, Marie and family,,
It feels like the loss of a family member because that’s what Bob was like to us.
Many wonderful memories
Dad always looked forward to the phone calls he faithfully made especially when he knew Dad wasn’t well.
We all thought highly of Bob – what a legacy to have left such an impact on so many lives.
May you find comfort in your many memories
Rest In Peace , Bob. A life well lived.
I am speaking for Mom too because I know those would be her sentiments.

We are very sorry to learn of your loss and Bob’s passing.
He will be missed by many people.
We hope the wonderful stories of Bob will give you some comfort.
We are thinking of you and sending our love.

To Marie-Beth and the Green Family,
We are so sorry for your loss.. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Sincerely, Heather and Ken
Wakefield, Quebec

to the family, sorry to hear of bob’s passing. he was such a wonderful friend to everyone, much loved and we’ll respected by all who knew him. our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. please accept our deepest sympathy.

Condolences to the green family..I will always remember my parents who were living in greenspond at there summer place going to Mr.green’s store to purchase a fridge.only thing was they weren’t shore if it would fit. Bob said take it home and pay me later.. a true gentleman indeed..

To The Green Family
So sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Cherish your memories they will get you through the days ahead.

Trudy Harvey

To The Green Family :
I am so sorry to hear of Bob’s passing, he was such a nice man. I feel blessed to have known him all my life.
May all your memories of Bob help you.

I am saddened to hear of Bob’s passing. He will always be remembered for his kindness, story telling and jokes. It was a pleasure to know him. May all your memories heal your loss

Green Family
It is with deep sadness that I read of the passing of a gentlemen whom I got to know at St. Mark’s Church. He was a good friend to my Dad, Cliff Barnes, at church. Mr. Green and Dad enjoyed many a conversation and doing things together. His gentle way, his soft voice and his friendship will forever be imbedded in my heart. God Bless. 🙏🏽

Sorry to hear of bob’s passing. I remember bob from the days when I worked at Canadian tire and he always had a fine conversation to be had. He will be missed.

sincere sympathy thinking of you at this sad time. Bob’s
friendly personality had a huge impact on many lives. may your precious memories help to lessen the loss of such a dear member of your family

To all the Green family – so sorry for your loss. I have so many wonderful (and funny)memories of growing up and visiting Bobby at the store – he could always bring a smile and laugh to your day. Our deepest sympathy to you all