Robert Gerald BARTON

BARTON, Robert Gerald - Passed away peacefully at his home in Newmarket, surrounded by his family on Friday, November 23, 2012 in his 73rd year. Loving husband to the late Elinor (nee Agnew). Beloved father of Duane (Colleen), Jim (Julie), Ronald (Antonietta) and Donna-Lyn. Proud grandfather of Amanda, Eric, Jessica, Cheryl Anne, Madison, Blake and Jennifer. Survived by his siblings Brian (Madeline), Wayne (Jan), Sharon and Eric (Connie). Bob was born in Toronto on August 23, 1939. Bob committed most of his working life to being a Firefighter for the City of Toronto for more than 33 years. After firefighting and up till his passing, Bob worked with his son at High Tech Communications for 22 years. Friends may call for visitation at the Roadhouse & Rose Funeral Home, 157 Main Street South, Newmarket, on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 from 7-9 p.m. Funeral service to take place in the chapel on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2 p.m. Special thanks to Vicki Singleton of the CCAC, RNs Susan Kelly and Muriel Cartner of the SRT Unit, PSW Gloria, Dr. Margret Fry and nurse Vivian Alexander, Dr. Cynthia Luk and nurse Darlene Hisko. Memorial donations may be made to the . Online condolences may be made at

Funeral Home

Roadhouse & Rose Funeral Home
157 Main Street South Newmarket, ON L3Y-3Y9
(905) 895-6631

Published in the Toronto Star on Nov. 27, 2012