Robert (Bob) Cross, 52, of 375 Daniel Ave., Fort Frances, Ont., passed away Sunday, April 18, 2004 at La Verendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances.
He was born Nov. 15, 1951 in Fort Frances to the late Art and Corinne Cross. Bob lived all of his life in Fort Frances.
He had worked at various local gas retail businesses, including Husky, Shell, Mohawk, and Great Bear. He also was a member of Knox United Church in Fort Frances for many years.
Bob had an avid interest in aviation, which he shared with his friends. He will be missed dearly by his family and friends alike.
He was predeceased by several uncles and aunts, Jack Loveland, Emile Morneau, Adelard Morneau, Alfred Morneau, Bill and Joan Cross, Donald Cross, Jack Cross and Yvonne Loveland, and Ed and Ila Cross; and cousins, Les Cross, Rhonda Lampi, Brad Morneau, and David Morneau.
Bob is survived by one brother, Arthur (Art) Cross of Fort Frances, Ont.; one maternal uncle, Edward Morneau of Fort Frances, Ont.; three maternal aunts, Blanche Morneau and Marg Morneau, both of Fort Frances, Ont., and Julie Morneau of Eugene, Ore.; two parternal uncles, Bert Cross and wife, Delores, and Victor Cross and wife, Mickey, all of Fort Frances, Ont.; and three paternal aunts, Doris and husband, Gus Anderson, of Fort Frances, Ont., Florence and husband, Ed Lampi, of Devlin, Ont., and Renie and husband, Alex Jaman, of Atikokan, Ont., and Florence and husband, Ed Lampi, of Devlin, Ont.
Also surviving are cousins, Jeanie, Judy, Joe, Joan, Bev, Leonard, Fawn, Fay, Duane, Judy, Nancy, Tammy, Lisa, Kathy, Vickie, Patsy, Doug, Lori, Lanny, Kevin, Tanis, Nancy, Brad, Cheryl, Wendy, Tom, Lynn, Karen, Mike, Pat, Wayne, Janice, David, Barry, Brian, Maureen, Carla, Gordon, Vernon, and Angela.
Funeral services will be held Friday, April 23, 2004 at 10 a.m. at Green Funeral Home in Fort Frances. Peggy Mason will officiate, with interment in Riverview Cemetery in Fort Frances.
Friends may visit Thursday, April 22, 2004 from 7 until 8 p.m. at Green Funeral Home in Fort Frances.
Pallbearers will be Gordon Lampi, Brian Anderson, Lanny Cross, Dr. Barry Anderson, Doug Cross, Mike Cross, and Brad Cross.
Honourary pallbearers will be his cousins, Jeanie, Judy, Joan, Bev, Fawn, Fay, Judy, Nancy, Tammy, Lisa, Kathy, Vickie, Patsy, Lori, Tanis, Nancy, Cheryl, Wendy, Karen, Lynn, Pat, Janice, Carla, Maureen, and Angela.
Should family and friends so desire, in memoriam donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, P.O. Box 444, Fort Frances, Ont., P9A 3M8.