Chester, Robert John
Passed away peacefully at Trinity Village Care Centre, Kitchener on Monday, March 11, 2019. Robert was born 90 years ago in Oshawa, a son of the late Charles Chester and former Doris Sargent. Beloved husband of the late Norma Chester (nee Quee) who predeceased him April 4, 2013. Loving father of Karen Chester (Jim Batty) of London, England and Rob Chester (Carol Rhem) of Kitchener. Dear grandpa of Jessica (Mike O’Donoghue), Bryan (Brittany Wetselaar); and great-grandpa of Emily, Abby, Ben, Kassidy, Jensen and Everleigh. Also remembered by sister-in-law Joan Chester of Cobourg. He was predeceased by brother Ray Chester and sister June and husband Bill Hogan.
John was a sculptor and a school teacher having taught Art at Waterloo Oxford District Secondary School and Preston High School. John and Norma ran a gift shop in Clifford, and had enjoyed wintering in Arizona.
At Robert’s request there will be no visitation or funeral service. Cremation has taken place.
As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated by the family (cheques accepted at Mark Jutzi Funeral Home). Online condolence and memorial tribute information at www.markjutzifuneralhomes.ca