It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Robert Lawrence Kates , Dear Husband, Father, Father in law, Zaidy, Brother and Uncle. He will be greatly missed by his beloved wife of 61 years Edna.  He was a loving father and father in law to Paul & Betty Kates,  Allison & Mark Wolfstadt, Marlo & Mike Giamou. Proud Zaidy  to Jackie, Rory, Kody, Kailey, Noa, Naomi & Joseph.  Loving Son to his late mother Mary Martin (Kates) and father Maurice Katz, Brother to his late sister Glenna Szulc and Uncle to late Jeff Miller  and Great Uncle to Tammy Szulc and Sarah Miller. Loving son in law to the late Hilda Mandelbaum (Kunke) and the late Max Kunke
“Boca Bob” was an avid movie buff and  loved to travel, cook and spend time with his family.
Rest in peace. BH
Memorial donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada  1-888-473-4636



All are invited back after the cemetery to 120 Promenade Circle, reception room, ground floor. Shiva to continue at 58 Langtry Place, Thornhill Visitors welcome 1-4pm and 7-9pm. Shiva will conclude Monday morning. Evening services Thursday and Sunday at 7pm.