OBITUARY: Robert BEATON (1955-2017)

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With heavy hearts, we announce the passing of Robert Beaton (born May 18, 1955) of Quebec City. After a valiant battle with cancer, he passed away at Hôtel Dieu Hospital, Quebec City, on December 14, 2017, at the age of 62.

He was predeceased by his parents Clinton Beaton and Mary Anna French. He leaves to mourn his loving wife Colleen Bilodeau, his stepdaughter Jessica Mayville (Jason Lapointe), his brother-in-law Bruce Bilodeau (Lucie Garneau), his dear cousin Stanley Miller (Marie Elena Damiano) from California, the Stenson family from Vermont, as well as a great many friends who were very dear to him. Bob was a quiet, stoical, kind man.

His family will receive condolences on Wednesday, December 20, at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Church, 1145 Avenue de Salaberry, Quebec City, QC G1R 2V6. The funeral service will follow at 11 a.m.

The family would like to thank the staff of the CLSC de Sainte-Foy, the palliative care unit at Hôtel Dieu Hospital as well as the Centre de recherche clinique et évaluative en oncologie (CRCEO).

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the palliative care unit of Hôtel Dieu Hospital (CHU de Québec Foundation), Local E1-152, 10 Rue de l’Espinay, Québec QC G1L 3L5