Robert Norman Barbeau
November 21, 1925 - May 5, 2012
May 8, 2012
away peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family on May 5.
Beloved husband of 60 years to Anna Marie. Loving father of Terri Barbeau
and Cheri Cook (John). Devoted grandfather of Patrick Jr., Megan, and
He is survived by his brothers Clayton and Ernie and numerous nieces and
nephews and now rejoins his parents Louis and Bertha, and siblings, Joe,
Jack, Bill, Louis Jr., Dick, Donald, and Patricia.
Graduate of Christian Brothers High School 1943, received a baseball scholarship
to University of San Francisco after serving in the U.S. Navy, Pacific
Theatre, during WW II. His talent allowed him to achieve his dream of
playing professional baseball for 3 years. The next chapter in his life
took him to a 30+ year career at Luppen and Hawley where he retired in
Bob had an unbelievable and enviable reliance on his faith, which carried
him through all his life.
A rosary will be held on Thursday (5/10) at 7PM at W.F. Gormley &
Sons Chapel, 2015 Capitol Avenue. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered
for the repose of his soul on Friday at 10:00AM, at St. Mary’s Church,
1333 58th Street.
Burial to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Christian Brothers High School and Sacramento