Robert William WILLIAMS
1935 - 2021
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October 29, 1935 - February 14, 2021 It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Robert (Bob) peacefully at home with his loving wife on Valentine's Day. Married to Audrey (Gilbert) for 65 and 1/2 years. Predeceased by his parents Herb and Molly, infant son Ronald, brother Sonny and grandson Jason. Survived by; His 3 Sons - Robert and Margie, Randy and Noreen, Don and Angela. His 9 Grandchildren - Stephenie and Mike Penrose, Christina and Phil Swales, Heather Williams, Michelle and Ryan Hatcher, Celeste Williams, Carrie and Manuel Mayr, Randi and Lionel Lambert, Dennis Williams and Chelsea, Kristen Williams. His 13 Great Grandchildren - Ezra, Arlo, Adam, Amber, Avery, Owen, Hunter, Tyler, Patrick, Rebecka, Lillian, Willow, Thomas. His Brother Don and Cherie, Niece Melody and Mark Halagian and family, Nephew Kip and Lynn and family. Robert was a Master Plumber who started working in the trade, alongside his father at the age of 15. He Owned and Operated Robert William's Plumbing and Heating limited for 56 years. He ran the business alongside his wife from their family home, which they built with their boys, brick by brick. Robert was a scout leader for North Pelham Youth, a coach for Pelham Minor Hockey and could often be found in the early hours of the morning out clearing off the outdoor rink, making it ready for the teams to play. He had a strong community spirit and sponsored many baseball and hockey teams throughout the years. Robert will be fondly remembered by his wife, and kids, grand kids and great grandkids, brother and friends as we continue to engage in some of his favourite pastimes including; guitar, harmonica, golf, wood working, sign painting, iron forging, fishing, going to the cottage and yard saling. We would like to thank the kind and caring medical community that has looked after Bob over the years. Due to COVID restrictions a private family ceremony will be held at PELHAM FUNERAL HOME, Fonthill followed by interment at North Pelham Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in Robert's honor to Grace Christian Reformed Church or Open Arms Mission of Welland. You can watch the live stream service here Online condolences may be shared at

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Published in St. Catharines Standard on Feb. 17, 2021.
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February 22, 2021
With deepest sympathies to the Williams family on the loss of your patriarch. May the many happy memories you created help ease your pain.
Rosemary Culos
February 22, 2021
Dear Audrey and family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Bob was such a good man and my memories of both of you are fond ones. Sending love at such a sad time.
Fran Beckett
February 19, 2021
Bob and Audrey were/are always so warm and friendly. I really enjoyed knowing them.
Dirk Wiens
February 18, 2021
So sorry to read about Bob’s passing he was a great man & a very nice & helpful man.
Ron & Joan Gallagher
February 17, 2021
Dear Williams Family. So sorry for the loss of a great man. Our thoughts are with you at this time of grief. Our deepest sympathy. The Comforts
Joan, Terry & Carol, Mark, Stanley, Andrew, Dee
February 17, 2021
To the Williams family,

My thoughts are with all of you. I always thought of Bob as a true gentleman. He was a pleasure to look after at the clinic.

(Zavitz Chiropractic)
Kelly Dalton
February 17, 2021
So sorry to hear of your loss Audrey & family. Bob was a good man and my memories of you both are fond ones. Heaven has received a great guy.
Jerry Vanderklok
Jerry Vanderklok
February 17, 2021
Saddened to see this news...always a part of my growing up memories...still drive by the house and miss the familiar vans for the family business. My sincere condolences to Audrey and his family.

Kathy Glavac (Welsh)
February 17, 2021
AUDREY , Robert & Margie, Randy & & Noreen, Don & Angela :

Please accept our condolence for your loss.
Ange & Ann Moccia
February 17, 2021
Bob has always been known as a good man from a good family. He will be missed. Always so generous and kind. Nancy Vanderzanden
Nancy Vanderzanden
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