Bob Swartz

A photo of Bob Swartz



Robert Swartz of Chatham passed away at Hotel Dieu Grace Hospital in Windsor on Monday October 29, 2018. Bob was born in Ponty Pool, Ontario on May 19, 1946. He was the eldest of three children born to the late Elsie & Alex Swartz and is survived by his brother Roger and his sister Joyce.
Bob loved the outdoors and being outside. Those who knew Bob knew that he also always had some kind of project on the go and that whatever he was working on was probably to help someone who needed it. He was very generous and giving with his time and quick to put a smile on other people’s faces.
Bob’s ultimate joy in life was always his family; his wife Bonnie (Moore) who he began a journey with more than fifty years ago was never far from his side sharing the highs and the lows that life often sends. Together they raised two children who they were very proud of. Michael and his wife Kelly with their children, Tristan, Piper and Kennedy and Stephanie and her children Travis and Colton brought a totally new kind of happiness to their lives. Bob absolutely adored his wife, children and five grandchildren.
In keeping with Bob’s wishes, this stage of his life will be regarded with quiet dignity. His family has come together to remember him quietly.
Friends wishing to remember Bob with a memorial donation are asked to consider The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, The Kidney Foundation of Canada or the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society.

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Dear Bonnie, Michael, Stephanie and families, My thoughts are with you and I want to send you my sincerest condolences. While Bob and I did not keep in touch regularly, I have many fond memories of time spent together. Perhaps most importantly, I always walked away from our conversations with a deep appreciation for how important family was to him. In fact, his commitment and love for you is the memory about him that I will cherish about the most. I hope that the pain of your loss eases over time.

Mike, Kelly, Tristan, Piper, and Kennedy: We are so sorry to hear about your loss. May your warm memories bring you comfort during this time. We are thinking about you and we are always here for you. The Cattrysse Family

Dear Bonnie Please accept our deepest sympathies to you & your family on the loss of your precious Bob. We pray the memories will provide comfort as you journey. 💕

Hi Michael & Kelly; we send you our sincerest condolences. It is hard to overcome such a loss, yet we know you have the strength to do so, and keep strong memory of your father. Peace be with you all. From Tony, Steve, and Kyla.

Dear Bonnie, Michael, Stephanie and families, We are very sorry for your loss. May your special memories of Bob bring comfort & strength. Our thoughts & prayers are with you all.

Bonnie , We are so very sorry for your loss. Bob was a very kind man. Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers Staff at Grand Av Pet Hospital

Michael, Kelly, Tristan, Piper, Kennedy and family. I’m so sorry to hear of the passing of your father Michael. I hope all the wonderful memories you created together help you manage during this challenging time. Our deepest sympathy. Love Cathy, Jon, Sydney, Jack and Lucas

Sincere condolences to Bonnie and family at this difficult time.

Bonny I am so sorry to hear of Bob's passing. I will be thinking of you and your family during this difficult time. Sincerely and with love. Cindy

Bonnie: I'm so sorry to hear about Bob. My thoughts and prayers to you and your family. Liz

Bonnie, please know that my thoughts are with you in this challenging time. Hold your memories close and think of them often. My most sincere sympathy to you and your family. ~~Lawrie

Bonnie, I am so sorry to hear about your husband's passing. My deepest condolences to you and your family. Lisa Howard

Bonnie & family: So sad to hear of the loss of your husband, father & grandfather Bob. I recall him as a friendly man. Hoping happy memories help you through this difficult time. Claudia & John Kearns