Robert James Vaton

Robert James Vaton

VATON, Robert James

January 18, 1924- October 16, 2011

Robert died peacefully Sunday morning at St. Joseph’s Hospital after a short illness. He was predeceased by his parents, Mary and Harry Vaton, his brothers, Henry and John and his beloved wife of 66 years, Paulina. He is sadly missed by his children, Paulette and Glenn, his nephew, Jim and many other nieces and nephews.

Bob, as he was known, worked as heavy equipment operator, a contractor and prior to retirement, manager of Pacific Playground Resort. He loved people and enjoyed getting to know visitors to the park.

In his free time, Bob looked forward to gardening, salmon fishing, woodworking, sports and helping others. He loved his sweet pea patch and gave away numerous bouquets every summer.

We would like to thank Drs. Blacklock and Reggler for their care over the years and also the 3rd floor nursing staff for their kindness.

There will be no service by request. Arrangements entrusted to Piercy’s Mt. Washington.

Bob was a humanitarian who was generous with his time and love. He was a remarkable husband, father, brother, uncle and friend.


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