SLATER, Robert St. Clair - Bob was born in London on May 7th, 1934 to Viva Trouten and Clair Slater. He died at home early on Saturday June 30th, 2018. Loved by his wife, Louise, his children Andrew and Rebecca (Mark Ellison), his grandchildren Connor and McKinley. Also missed by relatives, colleagues and valued friends including especially Chris Armstrong, Doug Jones, George Slater and Doug Snell. The family will receive friends following a memorial service to be conducted at First-St.Andrew’s United Church, 350 Queens Avenue at Waterloo St. on Saturday October 13th at 2:00 PM by the Rev. Michelle Down and the Rev. Dr. George Slater. He will be interred at Woodland Cemetery. Those who wish, may make a memorial donation to First-St. Andrew’s or a charity important to you.
July 6, 2018, 4:13 pm
First St. Andrews United Church and its parishioners will never be the same without you. I cannot believe you are gone. May you Rest In Peace.
July 6, 2018, 10:18 pm
Thinking of you fondly at this difficult time.Bob was a special friend to so many who grieve his passing..
Blessings to you and your family.
July 7, 2018, 9:14 am
Sending sincere condolences.
Bob was a great educator and a true gentleman.
July 7, 2018, 11:38 am
My sympathy to you at this very sad time. Bob was a giant of a man in so many ways. He will be greatly missed at First St. Andrews. A life well lived.
Gayle & John Smallbridge
July 8, 2018, 10:07 am
Everyone who knew Bob will miss his ready friendliness, rare abilities and spirit.
We cherish his memory and recall the good things he added to our lives. May remembrance and love sustain you.
Gayle & John
July 8, 2018, 2:21 pm
DEAR LOUISE,ANDREW,REBECCA,AND FAMILY MEMBERS;MY SISTER BRENDA MARTIN AND DOUG HER HUSBAND FROM SCARBOROUGH,ONTARIO,PLUS MYSELF EXTEND OUR HEARTFELT DEEPEST CONDOLENCES TO YOU AND YOUR FAMULY ON THE VERY RECENT PASSING OF AN OUTSTANDING CITIZEN OF LONDON,ONTARIO,YTULY LOVED BY SO MANY PEOPLE IN OUR COMMUNITY AND BEYOND ITS BORDERS WE ARE SURE WHERVER THE FAMILY TRAVELLED TOGETHER.BOTH BRENDA AND I HAD MR DLATER AS A GRADE 8 TEACHER AT KENSAL PARK ELEMENTARY SGHOOL HERE IN LONDON ONTARIO,FROM SEPTEMBER 1966-JUNE 1968 WHEN I STARTED HIGHSCHOOL AT WESTMINISTER HIGH IN LONDON,ONTARIO.I HAD THE PRIVILEDGE OF MEETING BOB AGAIN IN 1974 WHIE TRAVELLING ON THE OXFORD EAST BUS ON MY WAY HOME FROM FANSHAWE COLLEGE,BON BY THIS TIME AS I RECALL WAS PRINCIPAL OF NISHOP TOWNSEND PUBLIC SCHOOL ON QUEBEC STREET AT THE TIME.WE RENINISED ABOUT HIS TIME AT KENSAL PARK AND ALL THE GREAT TIMES WE BOTH ENJOYED IN THOSE DAYS WHICH LIKEWISE BROUGHT A TRUE GENUINE SMILE TO HIS FACE AND MADE MY DAY COMPLETE FOR SURE AS YOU CAN WELL IMAGINE.MAY GOD LEAD YOU ALL FORWARD FROM THIS POINT FORWARD IN ALL YOUR CAREER ASPIRATIONS AND PERSONAL LIVES WITH HIS DIVINE GUIDANCE AND LEADERSHIP BY HIS HAND ALWAYS.GOD BLESS YOU ALL.
July 11, 2018, 10:49 am
Please accept my sympathy in the loss of your beloved Bob, a very special person - a gentle man and a true gentleman. In fondness, I recall his kindness and support when you and I worked together in the United Church. My caring thoughts are with you. (You know my Bill died several weeks ago?) Norma Clare
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