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It is with deep and profound sadness that we, the family, announce the peaceful passing of Robert (Bob) Joseph Groves, aged 74, on Friday, October 1st, 2021 at the James Payton Memorial Hospital, Gander.
Bob is predeceased by his father, Gordon A. Groves, his mother Margaret F. Groves (Fulford), brothers: James (Cyril) Groves, Gordon A. Groves (Junior), sisters Phyllis M. Parrell, Charlotte M. Crocker; and nephews Bud, Perry and Bobby Crocker.
Left to mourn sisters Loretta Brennon (Gerald), Patsy Coombs (Don), Olga Parker (John); daughters, Sharon (Sherri) Groves, Renay Hiscock (Christopher); Leanne Clarke (Bernard, “Bern”); Maggie (Margaret) Brinson; son’s Jerome Groves, Bobby Groves (Junior); previous spouses Marie Maidment, Ruby Coles; grand-daughters Jamie Lee Noble, Daneika Groves, Shaylyn Groves, Maddison Hiscock; grand-sons Aaron Clarke, Mitchell Crane, Nathan Hiscock and Ali Groves; great grand-daughter Maddison Dinham and great grand-son Oliver Noble.
Also leaving to mourn an abundance of nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends who he held firmly close to his heart. The family would like to thank the staff at Medical Unit B, James Paton Memorial Hospital; Busy Bee Taxi, Gander; co-workers and close friend Denise Ryan. Thank you for sharing in Dad’s journey.
Visitation will be held at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road from 2 – 9 pm on Wednesday, October 6th and on Thursday, October 7th from 11 am – 4 pm, and from 6 – 9 pm. Funeral service will be held on Friday, October 8, 10:00 am at St. Teresa’s Parish. A link for the live stream service will be posted on the obituary page when it becomes available. Family and friends are welcome to proceed to the Parish from the Funeral Home on Friday, October 8th at 9:30am.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Robert’s memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Forever loved and missed ♥
Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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St. Teresa's Parish
120 Mundy Pond Rd, St. John's
A link for live streaming will be made available through the obituary when it becomes available