Robert "Bob" Kerton
It is with sadness we announce the passing of Robert (Bob) Kerton on April 12, 2021. Born on November 3, 1942 in Fredericton NB he was the son of the late Robert and Mildred (MacMillan) Kerton.
After his mother’s sudden passing he became a ward of his aunt and uncle Ruth (MacMillan) and Gene Munn.
Bob spent a wonderful childhood in Napadogan, NB. He graduated from Stanley High School and then went on to Teachers College in Fredericton. After teaching for a few years, he then decided to join the RCAF retiring after twenty-five years of service as a navigator.
Bob is survived by his loving wife of fifty-two years Patricia Ann (Grimwood) Kerton, son Charles (Joanne) Kerton, grandson Matthew Kerton and granddaughter Laura Kerton all of Ames Iowa USA, brothers Douglas (Nellie) Kerton and Neal (Carolyn) Kerton, special cousins Allan (Lottie) Munn, and Anne (Larry) Sherrard, stepsisters Donna (Bob) Turnbull & Joan (Don) Roberts, stepbrothers Lloyd (Alice) Sinclair, George (Mary) Sinclair.
Besides his parents, Bob was predeceased by his brother Angus Kerton, special cousin Irvin Munn, aunt and uncle Ruth and Gene Munn, stepmother Flory (Legassie) (Sinclair) Kerton, stepsister Barb (Lloyd) Jewett.
The family will receive friends and visitors at Bishops Funeral Home 540 Woodstock Road Fredericton, on Thursday April 15th, 2021 from 1-1:45 PM, followed by a memorial service at 2PM in the funeral home chapel with Father Bill Brennan officiating. Covid-19 guidelines and procedures will be carried out at all times. Interment will take place in Montreal Quebec at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Bob’s memory can be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Bishop's Funeral Home Ltd., 540 Woodstock Road Fredericton has been entrusted with his arrangements. Online condolences and sharing of memories may be sent through to www.bishopsfuneralhome.com