Lawrence Robert Passmore Obituary

Lawrence Robert Passmore

Passmore, Bob (Lawrence Robert) March 30th 1948 – September 5th 2020 Peacefully surrounded by the love of his family, in his 73rd year, Bob passed away on Saturday, September 5th, 2020, in his 73rd year. Bob was an avid SCUBA diver, cyclist, and golfer. He travelled the world, was a treasure hunter, and always had a biscuit for a dog. In 2003, he rode his bicycle across Canada. People gravitated to him and were captivated by stories of his life and adventures. If a social gathering had a dance floor, he was on it. He was a Supervisor when he retired from Stelco after 37 dedicated years, and was an electrician by trade. The youngest of 21 children, he was born and raised in Dunnville, Ontario. Survived by wife of 50 years Marcia Dianne (nee Dickhout), their daughter Amy Lynn Passmore, and son Dr. Steven Robert Passmore (Cheryl Glazebrook). He was affectionately known as “Bumpa Bob” to grandsons Reed Robert, Trent Dennis and Gaven Kenneth Passmore. Predeceased by father Edgar Mortimer Passmore, and mother Belinda Ethel (nee Ecker), stepfather George Terry and his 16 siblings. He is survived by sisters Marie (Paul) Richard, Louise (Harold) Fawcett, Shirley (Tom) Thompson and brother William (Lois) Passmore. Friends are invited to call at the BALLARD MINOR FUNERAL HOME, 315 Broad Street East, Dunnville on Friday, September 11, 2020 from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm, 315 Broad Street East, Dunnville, Ontario. Because of attendance restrictions due to COVID-19, those wishing to attend visitation must RSVP through the website. Masks or faceshields are mandatory while in the funeral home. Celebration of life will be held on Sunday, September 13th, gathering at 1:30pm with an informal memory service at 2pm, which will welcome all family and friends to 96 Moote Road, RR#1 Dunnville. A private family graveside service will be held on September 18th at Woodlawn Cemetery, Dunnville. Donations are welcome to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada, the Dunnville Hospital and Healthcare Foundation, and the YMCA of Welland. Friends are invited to send condolences and sign the Book of Memories at www.ballardminorfh.ca Gone diving!
March 30, 1948 - September 5, 202003/30/194809/05/2020
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Passmore, Bob (Lawrence Robert)March 30th 1948 – September 5th 2020 Peacefully surrounded by the love of his family, in his 73rd year, Bob passed away on Saturday, September 5th, 2020, in his 73rd year. Bob was an avid SCUBA diver, cyclist, and golfer. He travelled the world, was a treasure hunter, and always had a biscuit for a dog. In 2003, he rode his bicycle across Canada. People gravitated to him and were captivated by stories of his life and adventures. If a social gathering had a d...

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Sep
11
First Visitation
Friday, September 11 2020
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Ballard-Minor Funeral Home
315 Broad Street East
Dunnville, ON N1A 1G4
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Sep
11
Second Visitation
Friday, September 11 2020
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Ballard-Minor Funeral Home
315 Broad Street East
Dunnville, ON N1A 1G4
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