The Obit For Bob Barbeau

Robert Norman Barbeau
November 21, 1925 - May 5, 2012
May 8, 2012

Robert passed 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 Brendan Gormley.

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 1990.

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 Food Bank.