Robert Valade

Obituary of Robert Thomas Valade

Passed away peacefully at the Algoma Residential Community Hospice on Saturday, February 11, 2023 at the age of 80. Partner and best friend of Sonia McBride. Loving father of Patrick Valade (Christina), J.P. Valade (Jenn) and Rheanne Di Meo (Richard Evans). Proud grandfather of Liam Di Meo, Grace St. Jules, Ella Valade, Olivia Valade and Ethan Valade. Dear brother of Gail Morrison (Robert) and Patricia Scott. Predeceased by his parents Noel and Margaret Valade and his siblings Noella Grieve, Linda Valade, Don Valade, Gerry Valade, Gord Valade, Hector Valade, Joan Jensen, Joyce Valade and Marjorie Maxwell. He will be sadly missed by his many nieces and nephews.


Bob was born in Cache Bay, Ontario. Through his employment with CIBC, Bob worked in many Ontario cities before being transferred to Sault Ste. Marie and officially retired in January 1998.


Bob enjoyed being active all his life. He looked forward to being with his brothers and nephew, John McGarry, at “Uncle Joe’s” hunt camp for many years. Bob will be fondly remembered by his many golf and curling buddies.

As per Bob’s wishes, cremation has taken place and no services will take place. Memorial donations, in Bob’s memory, may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. The family would like to thank all the doctors, PSWs and nurses that took such good care of Bob at the SAH and ARCH. Arrangements entrusted to Northwood Funeral Home Cremation and Reception Centre (942 Great Northern Rd, 705-945-7758).