Robert “Bob” and Rose Martin

Robert “Bob” and Rose Martin

With heavy hearts we announce the passing of our Dad, Robert A. “Bob” Martin and our Mom, Rose Martin, of Carp. Dad passed away on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at the age of 80 and Mom on Friday, February 1, 2019 at the age of 79.

Though very sad, we do rejoice in knowing that after over 60 years of marriage, our parents are together again after being separated for such a short time. Left to mourn their loss are their children: Lorraine Martin (late Gordon Stiles); Dianne Martin (Maurice “Moe” Lacasse); Tom Martin (Cindy) and Art Martin (Jennifer Higginson). Cherished and lovingly remembered by 9 grandchildren: Joe and Adam Homer, Corey and Amanda Rulens, Amber, Andra and Ethan Martin, Adrianna and Dylan Martin as well as 14 great-grandchildren: Luke, Jade, Dakota, Emma, Carson, Mariah, Alyssa, Lexas, Mason, Addisyn, Austin, Ayden and Savana. Dad is survived by his sister, Jeanetta Warren (late Merril) and his brother, Bill Martin (Elizabeth).

He was predeceased by his parents: Tom and Flora (nee Henderson) Martin as well as a sister, Margery Marginson (late Clare).  Mom was the last surviving child of the late Ernest and Rose (nee Bastien) Bertrand. She was predeceased by her 3 sisters: Connie Latour, Doris Meredith (late Alf) and Cecile Lecours (late Paul). Both are also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Bob and Rose’s final care has been entrusted to the Pilon Family Funeral Home and Chapel Ltd., 50 John Street North, Arnprior where visitation will be held on Saturday, February 16th from 10:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. A Tribute to Bob and Rose will follow in the Pilon Family Chapel at 12:30 p.m. Special and heartfelt thanks to the dedicated staff and many volunteers at the Ruddy Shenkman Hospice in Kanata who cared for our parents in their final days. The kindness extended to our families will never be forgotten. In memoriam donations to Hospice Care Ottawa, 110 McCurdy Drive, Ottawa K2L 2Z6 would be appreciated by the family.

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