Robert George Allen

Robert George Allen

January 13, 1943 – September 3, 2017

Bob passed away at the Penticton Regional Hospital after suffering a cardiac arrest.

Bob attended schools in Victoria, graduating from high school and Devry Tech.

His first job was in a Bata shoe store. He enjoyed sea fishing with his dad. Bob worked as a prison guard in Matsqui later moving to Penticton working as a security guard and building the Nordic X-Country ski lodge.

Bob met and fell in love with Janet. They had one son Lorne. His health suffered after the Garnett Fire resulting in diabetes and a stroke with severe complications.

Bob was lovingly cared for by Janet and Lorne until his sudden death. Bob was an avid knitter and carpenter. 

He loved tinkering on cars.

Bob was predeceased by his father, Jock Allen and mother Bessy Allen.

Bob leaves behind his wife Janet, daughter Kathy, sons Lorne, Shawn and Dan, sister Jean and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.