Robert Hlywka

19 March, 19467 March, 2021

Passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospital, on Sunday, March 7, 2021, in his 75th year.

Beloved partner of Wallace MacDonald for 53 years. Bobby is survived by his nephew Richard Pierias (Myra), great-niece Rebecca, great-nephew Ronan, and nephew Andrew Pierias (Loreli). Predeceased by his parents Helen and Joe Hlywka, sister, Carol, and brother, Ronnie. A special thank you to the doctors, nurses and staff at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Department of Head and Neck, and Juravinski Hospital. Cremation has taken place, and a private funeral will be held.

Donations may be made to Juravinski Cancer Centre or St. Joseph’s Hospital, Department of Head and Neck.


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Laura Bamber

15 March 2021

So sad to hear of Bob’s passing. I have many wonderful memories of his kindness and laughter.

Dave Hoath

13 March 2021

Wally, Carole & I were saddened to read of Bob's passing. We always enjoyed talking to Bob & you when you visited Marg & Ross. Please accept our condolences for your loss. The Hoath family

Candace Bamber House

13 March 2021

Uncle Wallace,
Every time I make rapure pie, I think of you and Bobby and the many laughs we had at your home. I know you will miss him terribly and I am so sorry for your loss.

Eunice Bamber

13 March 2021

Dear Wallace
We have happy memories of Bob and dinners at your home.
We will remember him with great fondness.
So very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with you at
This very sad time.
Eunice and Warren

Tracey and Kevin Watson

10 March 2021

Wally, we are so sorry to hear the sad news about Bobby. We always enjoyed running into you both in the Falls. Please know we’ve been thinking of you and know you are in our thoughts and prayers. Much love always♥️

Mary Yurcic

10 March 2021

My deepest sympathy to you Wally. I have so many fond memories of Bobby growing up and visiting at 47 Rice Road back in the day at my folks. I will miss seeing him at Fallsview and our chats. Much love and rest in paradise. Xo

Harold Crawford

9 March 2021

Dear Wallie, My sincerest condolences to you on the passing of Robert. Alec and I shared many good memories with you two over the years. My heart is with you. All my love, Harold.

Lynn Gripentrog

9 March 2021

Wally, we are so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and wishing you peace and comfort. Heaven is having one big polka party.❤️
Cousins Lynn, Matt Karlea and Ryan

Bob Talosi

9 March 2021

We are so sorry for your loss Wally. Please know you are in our thoughts, and in our hearts.
Cousins Bob and Marge Talosi.

Marianne Schlett

9 March 2021

My deepest sympathy to you Wally. I always enjoyed meeting up with the two of you (unfortunately it was always at a funeral). We will remember him fondly.

Marianne & Arpi

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