MIGNAULT, Robert (Bob) Duval
May 14, 2018

Mr. Robert "Bob" Mignault

1929-2018

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Robert on May 14, 2018, peacefully at his home in Pointe Claire, Quebec. Predeceased by his spouse Cecile McGovern Mignault (1987).  He is survived by his children Louise, Peter and Michele (Earl Nicol), grandson Bob Nicol and his spouse Elizabeth Derry and stepchildren Meg, Richard and Jedd.

Bob was loved by his family and well liked by his many friends and acquaintances. He was both respectful of others and well respected. An introvert by nature, he liked people and it showed. His warmth, integrity and sense of humour were appealing to those around him.

An engineer by trade, Bob was an intelligent person who liked to keep his mind sharp.  A life-long learner, he remained interested in politics and new technology. He challenged himself and continued to learn computer programming well into in his 80s.  He was an avid bridge player who liked to keep score :-). Bob loved to travel and he remained active and independent throughout his life.

He will be greatly missed by many.

Thank you to the staff at Le Cambridge for their support and to the staff at CHSLD Le Bussy in Lachine for their ongoing compassion and caring for Bob’s spouse Elizabeth.

In keeping with his wishes for simplicity, there will be a private memorial for family only. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bob’s name to Centraide of Greater Montreal Foundation.

9 responses

  1. John and Elaine Arkwright

    May 19, 2018 at 10:21 am

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We hope that you memories of good times and knowing so many care will help you through this difficult time.

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  2. Ron Neill

    May 20, 2018 at 2:43 pm

    I met and knew Bob for many years while playing in our Thursday bridge group. In addition to his skilled bridge play, he was always very congenial to everyone. At lunch time, he talked his business career, computers, news, while enjoying his Subway sandwich. But mostly he spoke about his family members about whom he deeply cared. Bob will be missed. My sincere sympathies to the family. Ron Neill.

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  3. Louise Mignault

    May 22, 2018 at 8:12 pm

    Hi Ron, Thanks for your message. My dad was a Subway sandwich lover (well, all food). And he loved his bridge games with you guys. Thank you.
    Louise Mignault

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  4. Lucille Chevalier

    May 23, 2018 at 5:50 pm

    Heartfelt condolences to Bob`s family and to Liz. A perfect gentleman indeed and a very pleasant bridge partner and opponent. Will miss him and his kindness.

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    • Louise Mignault

      May 24, 2018 at 3:58 pm

      Hi Lucille, Thanks for you kind comments. Louise Mignault

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  5. Barbara Darling

    May 24, 2018 at 11:10 am

    My thoughts are with you Louise and your family.

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    • Louise Mignault

      May 24, 2018 at 3:58 pm

      Thanks Barb.

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  6. Linda Kagan

    June 3, 2018 at 9:11 am

    Dear Louise, Peter and Michele, I was so sad to read of your Dad’s passing. Your Mom and Dad met my Mom and Dad way way back when they were all first married and lived in the same apartment building. Now today, the 4 of them are reunited. Please know that my thoughts are with you at this difficult time. sincerely, Linda Churchill-Kagan

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    • Louise Mignault

      August 1, 2018 at 6:58 pm

      Thanks Linda. Hopefully they’re all having a good laugh together.

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