With great sadness but peaceful hearts, the family of Robert (Rob) Potvin share the news of his sudden passing on January 29, 2020. Freed from cancer, he is home with Jesus in heaven.
Born in Lethbridge, AB on October 18, 1957, his exuberant personality captivated everyone he met. Rob was a beloved husband of 28 years to Dianne, devoted father to Robert (Anita) Potvin, Aaron (Maia) Potvin, Gerry-Lynn Horlings, and Shaun (Michelle) Cook, and adoring Grandpa to his seven grandkids.
Rob is survived by his siblings, Shan (Ed) Pruett, Carol (Charlie) Nordquist, LaReine (Dan) Risling, Janice (George) Hubbard, Ross (Kerri) Potvin, and Rick (Karen) Potvin, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his loving parents, Robert and Doreen Potvin, and sister Linda Russell.
Rob worked for 30+ years at Coca-Cola, before finishing his career with City of Lethbridge Transit, recently retiring from driving school bus. Rob enjoyed many interests and hobbies, especially camping, fishing, and oldies music. An avid sports fan, he passionately cheered for the Boston Bruins! He loved playing board games with friends, and outings with his grandkids.
A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00pm, on Saturday February 8, 2020 at THE MIZ CITY CHURCH, 502 13 Street North, Lethbridge, Alberta.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Jack Ady Cancer Centre, 960 19 St S, Lethbridge, AB T1J 1W5 or Bridges of Hope, PO Box 81 Stn Main, Lethbridge, AB T1J 3Y3.
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