July 19, 1936 – April 24, 2020
It is with profound sorrow that we announce the passing of Robert (Bob) Tardi at the North Okanagan Hospice House on April 24th after a hard-fought battle with cancer. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 63 years, Eleanor, his six children, Janice (Dennis) Zazula, Karen (Michael) Grant, Robert (Michele), Mark (LeeAnn), Ronald (Barbara) Gary (Linda), his ten grandchildren Kevin (Karrie) Zazula, Jennifer (Wendell) Owen, Leanne (Jesse) Duss, Stacey (Russ) Mensik, Michelle (Nick) Slovack, Steven Grant, Brendon (Lisa) Tardi, Kristin (Jesse) Smith, Johnathan Tardi, Chantelle Tardi, sixteen great-grandchildren who he adored, his siblings Jerry (Joan) Tardi, Joe (Nell) Tardi, Tom (Lorraine) Tardi, Kathy Fowler and numerous family members and friends.
Bob was born in St. Boniface, Manitoba and moved to St. Pierre, Manitoba, Thompson, Manitoba and Calgary, Alberta before relocating to Vernon, BC in 1986 and to Armstrong BC in 2017.
Bob was predeceased by his parents, Adelard and Martina Tardi, his siblings, Martina Hogue, Louise Neydli, Anita Haacke, Ed Tardi, Ray Tardi, Roland Tardi, Alex Tardi and Jim Tardi.
Bob’s Funeral and Celebration of Life will be held at a later date when we can all get together.
A very special thank you to Dr. Gilhooly, Dr. Houle, Dr. Hardy and the amazing staff at Hospice House. For those wishing to do so, please donate to the McMurtry-Baerg Cancer Center at the Vernon Jubilee Hospital or the North Okanagan Hospice Society. You are invited to leave a personal message of condolence at the family’s on-line obituary at www.MyAlternatives.ca
Arrangements entrusted to Alternatives Funeral & Cremation Services, Vernon 250-558-0866 & Armstrong 250-546-7237.
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