Robert Gonyou Obituary

Robert Gonyou
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January 10, 1925 – October 4, 2013

GONYOU, Robert – passed away peacefully, with his family by his side, at Seasons First Avenue on Friday, October 4, 2013 in his 89th year. Beloved husband of the late Margaret “Mickey” Gonyou. Dear father of Gordon (Connie), Robert (Wanda), James (Diane), and Patricia (Randy Chambers). Loving grandfather of Becky Gonyou, Kara (Garvan Keeley), Dawn Gonyou (Jeff), Shannon (Ron Groulx), Kelly Chambers (John O’Sullivan) and Mike Chambers (Jenny). Cherished great grandfather of Ben, Sam, Katie, Emily, Joey, Hugh, Alice, Luke, Ruby, Lilee and Jake. Dear brother of Betty Rice (late Lorne). Robert had been an employee of Union Carbide for 44 years until his retirement in 1985. He served overseas during WW2 as a Warrant Officer with the R.C.A.F. Thanks to all the staff at the Welland Hospital Dialysis Unit, the C.C.A.C. and Red Cross workers and all the staff at Seasons Retirement Residence for all their kindness and care. The family will receive their friends at the H. L. Cudney Funeral Home, 241 West Main Street, Welland on Tuesday, October 8th after 11:00 a.m. where Reverend Chris Fickling will conduct the Funeral Service at 1 o’clock. Interment will follow at Pleasantview Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Prostate Cancer Research. Online condolences available at

Robert's tribute is brought to you by:
H.L. Cudney Funeral Home
H.L. Cudney Funeral Home
241 West Main Street
Welland, ON Canada
L3C 5A4
Phone: 905-735-1414
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