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Robert Martin Bobby Gunn 19312019

Robert Martin “Bobby” Gunn
1931-2019
Robert Martin “Bobby” Gunn – age 87 of East
River St. Mary’s passed away on March 30, 2019 in the
Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born September 6, 1931 in New Glasgow
he was the only child of the late Herbert and Margaret (Vaughn) Gunn.
Bobby was a resident of East River St. Mary’s most of his
life. He was an active member of Bethany United Church where he served
as treasurer for over 30 years. He graduated in 1961 from the Maritime
Forest Ranger School and was employed for 30 years with the Department
of Lands and Forests out of Pictou County. Much of his career was
involved with the management of crown land, wildfire suppression, and
assisting with ground search and rescue. Bobby was one of the founding
members of the North Eastern Christmas Tree Association and also a
founding member of the East River St. Mary’s Fire
Department. An avid outdoorsman, he loved fly fishing, hunting and
trapping. Bobby loved nature, bird watching, star gazing, astronomy,
reading, playing cards and fostered a love of nature in his children
and grandchildren. In his retirement he enjoyed his Christmas tree
lot, woodlot and blueberry fields. Bobby could often be seen
travelling on his four-wheeler up over the hill to enjoy time on the
multi generational family homestead. He is survived by his wife of 57
years, Grace (Greene), East River St. Mary’s; daughter Irene
(Charlie), Upper Economy; son Ian (Melissa) East River St.
Mary’s; grandsons Cameron and Colton. Visitation will be
from 6-9 pm on Monday, April 1, 2019 in the H.W. Angus Funeral Home,
New Glasgow. Funeral service will be held at 2 pm on Tuesday, April 2,
2019 in Bethany United Church, East River St. Mary’s with
The Rev. Derek Elsworth officiating. Burial will be at East River St.
Mary’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory
may be made to Bethany United Church, East River St. Mary’s,
or a charity of your choice. A special thank you is extended to the
staff of the Aberdeen Hospital I.C.U., Palliative Care Unit, and all
those who had a hand in the exceptional care given to
Bobby.
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