It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Robert Donat Goudreau, on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at the Chatham Kent Health Alliance. Beloved husband of the late Madeline (Donahue)(2007).
Born in Dover Township in 1927, son of the late Rose and Samuel Goudreau.
He will be sadly missed by his children, Diane St. Pierre (Leo Duquette), Patrick (Phyllis) Goudreau, and Elaine (Brad) Toomer, his grandchildren Erica (Tim), Christopher (Rachelle), Anne (Adrian), Joe (Andrea) Laura, Bruce (Marie), and Jennifer, and his great grandchildren, Bailey, Joshua, Brooklyn, Aubrey, Della, and Daisy. Also sadly missed by his sisters Mae Marchand and Yvonne Sterling and many nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by his son Richard Goudreau (2019), his brothers, Harry, Jerry, Vince, Norm and Romeo, and his son in law Gerry Meyer(1981).
Bob worked at Ontario Steel and the Township of Dover for many years. He loved hunting and fishing and spending time with family and friends.
Cremation, then burial of cremated remains will be in Immaculée Conception Cemetery, Pain Court.
Donations to C.K. Hospice Foundation would be appreciated.
I pray that I may
Live to fish
Until my dying day
And when it comes
To my last cast,
Then I most humbly pray,
When in the Lord's
Great landing net
And peacefully asleep
That in His mercy I be
Big enough to keep.
A Memorial Tree was planted for Robert
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Hinnegan-Peseski Funeral Home
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