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Robert "Bob" Michael Cashato

June 4, 1948 - January 21, 2021

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It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Robert Michael (Bob) Cashato.  He passed away on Thursday,  January 21, 2021 after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

Bob was the youngest of the Cashato family and grew up in Vancouver – Burnaby area. He moved to Cranbrook in 1972 where he began work with Crestbrook Forest Industries at the Skookumchuck Pulp Mill. He retired from the pulp mill in 2005.  His early days in Cranbrook would be spent at Echo Field racing his stock car #39. He enjoyed life on a motorcycle riding around BC and fixing old wrecks.

In addition to his wife Margaret of 44 years, Bob is survived by son Paul Blair Cashato (Wendy) of Airdrie, Alberta with six grandchildren; Mikayla, Dante, Geovanni, Maximus, Adrianna and Mattea as well as daughter, Kari Anne Maki (Corey) of Calgary, Alberta with two grandchildren Joseph and Madalynne.  Bob also leaves his step brother, Hugh Hambleton of Cranbrook and a long list of cousins and friends remain spread across BC.

His parents Michael Gee Cashato and Mary Louise Lambert (Hambleton) predeceased him in 1972 and 1988 respectively.

Bob’s wish is to be cremated and his ashes will be held until a final resting place can be found.

There will be a celebration of life when it is safe to do so.

 

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From: Mark Memorial Funeral Services

Mark Memorial Funeral Services Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Chris & Derek Aikins
Relation: Worked with him

Condolences to Hugh and family.

From: Jerry and Colleen Lavallee
Relation: Jerry use to stock car race with Bob

Our Condolences the all the family, Bob will be missed

From: Marie McDonald
Relation: Friend

Marg and family I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time❤️❤️

From: Tess Davis
Relation: Old neighbour

So sorry for your loss, neighbours. Thinking of you all during this time…💜💜💜

From: Yvonne and Alexis

Hugh we are so sorry for the loss of your brother. We send our condolence’s to you and your family.

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